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pull one's leg

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Definition


To joke with or tease someone.

Context : Business, Social Life
Category: Idiom
Semantic: joke, tease

Usage of “pull one's leg”

  1. Are you pulling my leg? Are you being serious right now?

  2. Don't pull his leg with any work related issue. He'll get mad.

Examples of idiom “pull one's leg” from Twitter
  • Default avatar for Twitter user 'iamsoso'
    iamsoso:

    It's snowing. You've gotta be kidding me. Wretched New England weather, I hate how you pull my leg.

  • Default avatar for Twitter user 'briannecole'
    briannecole:

    @BellaLeslie lol I am also a natural blonde! But dirty blonde... IDK if that makes a difference. Too many people tryin' to pull my leg!