leg-pulling


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leg-pulling

n
the act of performing practical jokes
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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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Despite all the leg-pulling, Elis has a lot of respect for the farming community.
Conspiracies, leg-pulling, favouritism, misuse of authority, and mismanagement has become order of the day in the body resulting in zero output, said Dr.
He was talking to Secretary General Businessmen Panel, Ahmed Jawad on Saturday ,he said that those who came to power in the FPCCI after promising a change has pushed the most elite business forum into new low which has lost all its credibility Conspiracies, leg-pulling, favouritism, misuse of authority, and mismanagement has become order of the day in the body resulting in zero output, said Dr.
Zardari asked the anti-graft watchdog to refrain from leg-pulling of industrialists.
When a gender at odds family breaks the vicious circle of leg-pulling, mud-slinging and fault-finding and learns to mutually address joys, sorrows, issues or problems, the net result is mutual rewards.
"A more disastrous situation would hit the party hard if the leadership in the party remains busy in infighting and leg-pulling," sources in the MQM-P confided on Saturday and added that results of the by-elections would prove this.
However, he lamented that some elements were continuously engaged in leg-pulling activities to stop the country progressing towards development and prosperity.
If a little bit of leg-pulling over a lost football match is enough to provoke a response like that, I don't ever want to see him back on the telly.
The leg-pulling of politicians has been underway on the pretext of accountability, he claimed.Rafique said the people were well aware of those who hurled abuses and those who worked to change the quality of their lives.
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. He made light of his advanced years, cursed his occasional forgetfulness and showed us how he has taught himself to tap-dance sitting down.