jerk (one's) chain

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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.
See also: chain, jerk
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Nothing to do with our industry, but it jerks my chain that, after paying over $10 a ticket to see "Mama Mia" (2) I have to sit through the same stupid advertisements for cellphone service, cars, video games and other crap I can see for free at home on TV.