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pulls one's leg

phrase
present tense third-person singular of pull one's leg

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to cause to believe what is untrue
  • He was just pulling your leg when he said he won the lottery.

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“Pulls one's leg.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/pulls%20one%27s%20leg. Accessed 17 May. 2022.

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