What does the idiom pull your leg?
When someone tells you something you believe, but they are actually kidding, they are pulling your leg.
An example sentence would be: "Are you pulling my leg? "
The sentence would simply be something like "He's pulling your leg" or "You're pulling my leg." To "pull my leg" is to tell me a lie, usually in fun. Suspicious of any lie, we may say "Pull the other one - it's got bells on." The idiom 'pulling your leg' or 'pulling my leg' means that you're trying to fool me, or what you're saying is a bit beyond belief.
In brief it seems falsely translated from the common idiom 'to pull someone's leg', which has the meaning "to trick/fool/kid someone". For example: "Are you pulling my leg?" (Br.) / "Are you kidding me?" (Am.)
In a metaphor you identify something with something else: Her hair was gold. In an idiom you use some words to mean something different from their literal meaning; they usually can't translate into other languages: Don't pull my leg.
This is not an idiom that I have ever heard. Perhaps you mean an arm AND a leg, which is an exaggerated way of saying something is really expensive.
No, because you have used the term incorrectly. The idiom is YOU'RE pulling my leg, as in YOU ARE doing it. "I know you're just pulling my leg when you say you can fly."
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No, it's slang.
This idiom means to joke with someone or fool them in a good-natured way. You're trying to get them to believe something that's not true, but you're not being mean about it. An April Fool's Day joke is usually good-natured, and could be described as "pulling their leg."
Yes it is an idiom.. "break a leg" means "good luck".... if you want to know just watch the movie of high school musical part one... :P
Oh yes, that is an idiom. There are no transactions in which someone literally gives one of his or her arms and legs as payment.
The phrase "pull myself together" is an idiom.
He told me I had won, but I thought he was pulling my leg.
more then you could give or pay then priceless bodily limbs, that are expensive on black market "An arm and a leg" is an idiom that means an exorbitant or very high price paid for something. "Jeeze, did you see that they're charging an arm and a leg for a gallon of gas these days!"
I think you mean PULL A BONER -- it means to make an embarrassing mistake.
This isn't an idiom - it means exactly what it says. To draw means to pull from; to rely upon; or to obtain support from.
(The idiom means "expensive" or "overpriced.") "That waterfront property will cost me an arm and a leg." "Don't lose that watch, because it cost me an arm and a leg."
It means.. Take action or Get going or Get moving or move quicker Shake a leg means to hurry up. For example "Shake a leg we are already late for the game."
It means that you do not have any convincing arguments to support your statement or your position.
I'd try the question linked below if I were you.
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Don't Pull My Leg - 1908 was released on: USA: 6 May 1908
Extend your leg and pull you toes up to your torso
There is no such term as "bag pull" in the English language. Unless you mean "pull something out of a bag" which is an idiom that means to do something in the spur of the moment that solves a problem.
We've got to pull the plug on this fiasco before you do any more damage to our company
Abductors is the outer part of the thigh at the hip, which pull the leg away from the other leg.Adductors is the inner part of the thigh, which pull the leg back to the other leg.
to pull a scale you stand on one leg (normally you stand on your right leg) then you grab the right side of your left ankle and pull it up.
Not really. It's more of a slang used in the theater -- it really means the opposite, which is "good luck."
American slang from 1960's, possibly from Vietnam, meaning 'costing a lot.'
You could either point your toes, do lunges or pull your leg up to your bottom (so you are standing on one leg). x
Pull some strings means to use your influence to get people to do something for you. The idiom comes from pulling on the strings of a puppet to move it's arms and legs. I couldn't get a seat in the plane but my uncle works for that airline so he pulled some strings and got a seat for me.
you pull you leg behind your head with noth arms and lock the leg your standing on. AND SQUEEZE!!
To "pull someone's leg" is to fool them with a lie, for a joke. This expression means " Tell me another!" To "pull someone's leg" is to fool them with a lie, for a joke. This expression means " Tell me another!"
"Break a leg" is said to actors before they go onstage. It means "good luck". Examples: As they were going on stage I told him to break a leg but he slipped and he did, now he won't talk to me any more. "You'll do great, Nick," said Jeff. "Break a leg,"
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Because you can't pull their leg.
It means to joke with or fool them.
He though that climbing the tree would be a piece of cake until he fell out of it and broke his leg.
There are multiple reasons your horse could pull out hair on only one spot on his leg. He could have an infected area there. He could have gotton something stabbed into his leg there. Theres multiple different things. I suggest you call a vet. Sweeney_Todd_Fan
The muscles in your leg work against eachother.One contracts and one relaxes to push and pull the bones.
The movement of the leg muscles as the leg is bent and straightened in frogs is caused by the rectus or frontal thigh muscles. When they contract, the leg straightens and cause contraction in the biceps. This then causes a pull of the leg back towards the body.
No. A pinwheel is generally a type of pull-up, where you pull one leg into the air, or a spin.
You start by raising the leg, sort of like you are getting on a bicycle. Then you whip the leg parallel to the ground. Pull it back and set it down. Target is the side of the leg or the ribs.
ABductor muscles pull a limb away from the midline of the body. For instance, abductor muscles pull your leg up and to the side, farther away from the middle of your body. ADductor muscles pull towards the midline of the body. For instance, adductor muscles pull your leg back down closer to the middle of your body.
It means to do something surprising. The phrase is associated with 19th Century magicians who performed this trick.
Lie on your back and pull your heel stretch. This is easier if you have someone to hold your standing leg steady. If you aren't to the point where you can hold it yourself, have someone push your leg up to you. After a while, your leg will get closer and you'll be able to hold it. Make sure you stretch both your side stretch (hip rotated out) and your front stretch (leg straight in… Read More
Usually, "He's kidding around with you", or, "He's lying to you"... ...Unless of course, he's really pulling your leg... Just joking around and trying to mess with someone They're pulling on your leg means they're just joking around with you. Almost as if someone is teasing you.
Dogs typically bite on pant legs and pull on them in an attempt to elicit a response from their human. If your dog is pulling on your pant leg, do your best to dissuade the behavior. You can do this by correcting your dog and then engaging it in acceptable play.
usually used when someone is on life support and it means that you unplug the equiptment and allow the person to pass away