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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.
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The projection on the bottom of the picture hooks to the load, and the two pieces up top of the picture hooks into the pulling chain working like a ratchet.
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To pull a calf, first, make sure it is in the proper position, then attach pulling chains to his legs using a half-hitch (one loop above the fetlock joint and the other around the pastern above the hoof).