jerk (one's) chain(redirected from jerked their chain)
jerk (one's) chain
To tease someone, often by trying to convince them of something untrue. Quit jerking my chain, I know there isn't a Hollywood director calling me right now. I love jerking my sister's chain—it's almost too easy to annoy her.
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