pull somebody's leg
To tease or fool someone: “Helen had me fooled for a while, but finally I realized she was just pulling my leg.”
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It is a spy series at its core, but you guys never really pull from the headlines.‘Archer’ Creator Adam Reed Spills Season 6 Secrets, From Surreal Plotlines to Life Post-ISIS|Marlow Stern|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Like I would do something making fun of somebody who was already down.Patton Oswalt on Fighting Conservatives With Satire|William O’Connor|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
When you see somebody who looks like you doing something you never thought you could do, then that thing becomes possible.‘We Out Here’: Inside the New Black Travel Movement|Charlise Ferguson|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
I did a ten minute scene in his class: the guy who had gangrene in his leg in The Snows of Kilimanjaro.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
“A guy drives up in a 2008 Mercedes, brand new,” Harry S. Connelly Jr. says in the video, according to the Times.
Strange to say, the silken cord yielded to the first pull, as if nothing had been wrong with it at all!The Giant of the North|R.M. Ballantyne
His face flushed with annoyance, and taking off his soft hat he began to beat it impatiently against his leg as he walked.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
Ajoutez cecy, s'il vous plaist, la grande difficult qu'il y a de tirer d'eux les mots mesmes qu'ils ont.
Never grasp a Fern plant from above and try to pull it away, as this will be almost sure to result in damage.How to Know the Ferns|S. Leonard Bastin
Neantmoins le vieil Membertou, pere du malade, conceut asss l'affaire, et me promit qu'on s'arresteroit tout ce que j'en dirois.