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trick-or-treat

(trĭk′ər-trēt′)
intr.v. trick-or-treat·ed, trick-or-treat·ing, trick-or-treats
To engage in the practice of asking for treats on Halloween and threatening to play tricks on those who refuse.
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I'm not shaken up or anything but I called the police right away so that they could warn other parents of children who had been trick-or-treating last night.
Rockwell South Court and Plaza Rotunda in Makati City will have trick-or-treating and games for every kid to enjoy.
Third annual All Hallows' Eugene featuring costume parades with contests for pets and people, storefront trick-or-treating, free family activities and more.
After that, we go trick-or-treating at the scariest house ever
Fear can be a thrilling sensation for some kids, especially on Halloween, but parents should not push unwilling children into fear-inducing situations such as trick-or-treating, maintains Peter Stavinoha, a neuropsychiatrist at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas.
Make sure that they do their homework and chores before trick-or-treating.
Mike Smith, 50, a technician from Billingham: "There's every opportunity that I will be looking after my granddaughter so I'll be taking her out trick-or-treating.
We'll all be going to a party first and then we'll go out trick-or-treating.
31 is the same old thing, trick-or-treating with your annoying little fairy-princess sister?
Sarah also wants to go trick-or-treating with her friends, but knows that large amounts of candy are bad for her.
Even the most health-conscious parents let their kids go trick-or-treating.
com/ahead-halloween-2017-scary-clown-sightings-frustrate-ohio-police-2605365) trick-or-treating  actually start?