merry dance

merry dance

A deliberate waste of time. She led me on a merry dance as she tried to explain why she missed our meeting.
See also: dance, merry
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They know the feeling having been in this position two years ago when Cork led them on a merry dance from early doors.
It's very aware of itself and gleefully toys with our expectations as it leads us on its merry dance of death.
They were playing The Bee Gees on their sound system so we even had a merry dance while my cheerful server scooped up a cracking cone of late night chips that weighed 450g on my in-car scales.
Led a merry dance It wasn't a good day for Joey Barton but at least he got further proof of Brendan Rodgers' 'midlife crisis' as the Hoops boss broke into this embarrassing dance as he celebrated.
Rashid led prosecutors 'a merry dance', a judge said, engaging them in years of legal wrangles before finally pleading guilty to charges of entering into a money laundering arrangement in January of this year.
She led her rivals a merry dance at Ayr last time and should prove tough to peg back on this sharp track.
A pair of sprightly llamas jigged their way to immediate social media stardom Thursday after they led dozens of US police a merry dance on the bemused streets of Phoenix, Arizona.
Only fourth best in the six-runner market, the Old Roan Chase winner was the highest-rated runner in the field and, while he was expected to prove vulnerable to younger legs, he led them a merry dance from the off and found more when challenged.
CONDUCT led the November Handicap players a merry dance at Doncaster and the future looks a lot brighter for jockey Seb Sanders.
Butterflies dancing a merry dance Birds nesting but not by chance!
The Cottrell Park teenager led his rivals a merry dance as he literally demolished the field with a stunning eight-under-par 62 followed by a 69 for a 131 aggregate.
FERNANDO VERDASCO hopes to lead Andy Murray a merry dance when they clash in the Wimbledon quarter-finals tomorrow.
They lead Falstaff a merry dance in director Phillip Breen's lively production and the result is comedy magic.
The scientist leads the pirates on a merry dance that might just end with the beleaguered captain taking home the much coveted Pirate Of The Year prize.
I tried to a lead a merry dance, but that was one night and we've moved on," Swann said.