play a joke on
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|Verb||1.||play a joke on - subject to a playful hoax or joke|
|2.||play a joke on - deceive somebody; "We tricked the teacher into thinking that class would be cancelled next week"|
snooker - fool or dupe; "He was snookered by the con-man's smooth talk"