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pull (one's) leg
To tease or joke with someone, often by trying to convince him or her of something untrue. Quit pulling my leg, I know there isn't a Hollywood director calling me right now. I love pulling my sister's leg—it's almost too easy to annoy her.
pull someone's leg
Fig. to kid, fool, or trick someone. You don't mean that. You're just pulling my leg. Don't believe him. He's just pulling your leg.
pull (someone's) leg
To play a joke on; tease or deceive.