pull (one's) chain

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pull (one's) chain

To tease one, often by trying to convince them of something that isn't true. Quit pulling my chain, I know there isn't a Hollywood director calling me right now. I love pulling my sister's chain—it's almost too easy to fool her.
See also: chain, pull
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We're there to pull his chain and to ask the questions that should be asked every day, for every move.
Just to pull his chain," said Lobenhofer, "he told the melter that he was considering a cupola for an expansion.