leg-pulling


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leg-pulling

n
the act of performing practical jokes
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.leg-pulling - as a joke: trying to make somebody believe something that is not true
jest, joke, jocularity - activity characterized by good humor
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leg-pulling

[ˈlegˌpʊlɪŋ] Ntomadura f de pelo

leg-pulling

[ˈlɛgˌpʊlɪŋ] n (fam) → scherzi mpl
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The entire focus seems to be on blame game and leg-pulling, which is polluting the national political scene at a time when the country is facing internal and external threats and challenges.
Interior minister also urged political rivals to avoid leg-pulling as unity is the need of time to save nation from anarchy and thwarting plots of anti-Pakistan foes and terrorists.
Ahsan Iqbal said the political instability and leg-pulling strategies always lead towards a weak economy, adding the nation should demonstrate unity to deal the challenges, being faced by the Country.
The leg-pulling of politicians has been underway on the pretext of accountability, he claimed.
MUHAMMAD ALI thought he would merely be doing some leg-pulling when he agreed to fight Japanese wrestler Antonio Inoki.
More banter and leg-pulling with onathan Davies, Nigel Owens and Sarra Elgan on the eve of the Lions' big match, the first test against the All Blacks.
Charles Ives Melbourne Symphony Orchestra/DavisINNOVATOR of genius, wilful eccentric or a leg-pulling musical Mark Twain?
But the case was proved, Dave was fined PS2, bound over for a year and left court to face a few years of leg-pulling by fellow fans and his family.
he treated them to some classic Brucie exasperation and leg-pulling.
This changed when he got four men from the audience on stage for a song and dance routine in which he treated them to some classic Brucie exasperation and leg-pulling.
WELL, yes, I suppose it's nasty to laugh at the hard done-by, but those fans of reality star Scott Dislick (never heard of him but gather he has Karshadian connections) court leg-pulling.
He urged all political parties to work for stability and democracy as it was need of time and leg-pulling of the government could damage the interests of the country.