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pull some·one's leg

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  1. hoax, pull someone's leg, play a joke onverb

    subject to a playful hoax or joke


  1. pull someone's leg

    To pull someone's leg is an idiomatic expression which means to playfully deceive, trick, or joke with someone, often by making them believe something that is not true, typically to amuse oneself or to tease the person. It is done in a lighthearted manner and not intended to cause harm or distress.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pull someone's leg in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pull someone's leg in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Translations for pull someone's leg

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  • durch den Kakao ziehen, verarschen, in die Irre führenGerman
  • tomar el pelo, sacar picas, picar a alguien, provocar, meter cizaña, cizañearSpanish
  • monter un bateauFrench
  • tarraing àScottish Gaelic
  • prendere in giroItalian
  • [[nabrać]] kogośPolish
  • подкалывать, насмехаться, дразнить, прикалыватьсяRussian
  • dalga deçmekTurkish
  • 拖某人后腿Chinese

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    boldly resisting authority or an opposing force
    • A. ultimo
    • B. epidemic
    • C. butch
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