Tricks VS tricking

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PeachYoghurt

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Mandarin
Hi all! I'm not sure about the pink part in the following example.

Teacher: How dose phishing work?
Student: It tricks net users into logging into a fake site that..........
Teacher: Tricks net users into logoing into a fake site--this is the most common means they use.

I know the pink underlined part is a direct quotation from the student's reply. Do I need to put quotation marks or do I need to alter "Tricks" as "Tricking"?:confused:
 
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  • Cenzontle

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    English, U.S.
    I'm aware of the expression "to trick someone into [doing something]"
    "It tricks net users into logging in to a fake site..."
    I suppose the teacher might echo the student's words exactly.
    I don't understand the dialog:
    The teacher asks a question; the student starts to explain; and the teacher interrupts him/her to finish the explanation?
     

    PeachYoghurt

    Senior Member
    Mandarin
    I don't understand the dialog:
    The teacher asks a question; the student starts to explain; and the teacher interrupts him/her to finish the explanation?
    Hi Cenzontle, thank you for your correction. The dialog is:The teacher asks a question; the student starts to explain [I ommited his complete answer]; and the teacher responds to his explanation.
    I suppose the teacher might echo the student's words exactly.
    :tick:
    So it is acceptable to start the sentence with the exact words of the student, isn't it? No need to alter "tricks" as "tricking"?
     
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