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Pull my chain #1 (permalink) Sun Jun 19, 2005 4:44 am   Pull my chain
 

"You are pullling my chain."

What does that mean?
Thanks!
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Pull my chain #2 (permalink) Tue Jul 19, 2005 9:28 am   Pull my chain
 

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Several related possibilities: 'you are teasing me; you are trying very hard to influence me; you are kidding me; you are trying to fool me.'

There may be more.
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Pull my chain #3 (permalink) Thu Jul 28, 2005 18:47 pm   Pull my chain
 

Thank you, Mister Micawber!
So many meanings for this idiom? Intresteing.
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Pull my chain #4 (permalink) Fri Jul 29, 2005 9:26 am   Pull my chain
 

Is that related to "You're pulling my leg." ?
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Pull my chain #5 (permalink) Sun Jul 31, 2005 11:42 am   Pull my chain
 

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I found this entry in an American-Australian online slang dictionary:

pull one's chain vi. To deceive intentionally {pull one's leg}

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