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Pulling Your Leg ( making a joke by tricking another person ... )

"Pulling Your Leg"



When someone makes a joke by lying to you and pretending that the lie is true, they are "pulling your leg".

Example: "Look; your shoes are untied... Ha! Just pulling your leg."



When you trick a person into believing a lie as a way of making a joke, you are pulling their leg.

Example: "Really? That store is closed on Sunday? Are you sure?" Answer: "Don't listen to him; he is just pulling your leg."



When you are the person who is being tricked, your leg is being pulled.

Example: "I want to ask you a question and I would like an honest answer; no pulling my leg."





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