One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
(of a prostitute) have a session with a client.
- ‘‘Once after I turned a trick,’ she said, ‘the man wanted his money back.’’
- ‘In a seamy storyline, she tries to badger her now-clean brother, Chris, into turning a trick with her in order to earn drug money.’
- ‘She knows there are risks in this, but feels it is safer than walking the streets and turning a trick with a stranger.’
- ‘We saw her puke once in the doorway across the street, and then five minutes later she turned a trick.’
- ‘One professional brazenly characterised himself (and by implication the wider profession) as an architectural whore, ever willing to turn a trick.’
- ‘If she had to turn a trick here or there, she would do it.’
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