pull the other one (it's got bells on)


pull the other one (it's got bells on)
   After hearing an unlikely story, this is a way of telling the speaker that you neither believe what they say nor whatever they may say next.
   

You have a date with George Clooney? Yeah - now pull the other one!


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  • pull the other one (it's got bells on) — pull the other one (it’s got bells on) british informal phrase used for telling someone that you do not believe what they are saying Thesaurus: ways of saying that you do not believe somethingsynonym Main entry: pull …   Useful english dictionary

  • pull the other one ( it's got bells on) — pull the ˈother one ( it s got ˈbells on) idiom (BrE, informal) used to show that you do not believe what sb has just said Main entry: ↑pullidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pull the other one (it's got bells on)! — Pull the other leg/one (it s got bells on)! something that you say in order to tell someone that you do not believe what they have just said. Helen, going rock climbing? Pull the other one she can t even climb a ladder without feeling sick! …   New idioms dictionary

  • pull the other one (it's got bells on)! — Exclam. You are joking aren t you? Used to express a suspicion that one is being tricked or teased. E.g. I drove round the corner and there was a pink elephant in the middle of the road. Yeah sure, pull the other one! Informal …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • pull the other one (it's got bells on)! — Exclam. You are joking aren t you? Used to express a suspicion that one is being tricked or teased. E.g. I drove round the corner and there was a pink elephant in the middle of the road. Yeah sure, pull the other one! Informal …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • Pull the other leg (it's got bells on)! — Pull the other leg/one (it s got bells on)! something that you say in order to tell someone that you do not believe what they have just said. Helen, going rock climbing? Pull the other one she can t even climb a ladder without feeling sick! …   New idioms dictionary

  • pull the other one, it's got brass bells on — This idiom is way of telling somebody that you don t believe them. The word brass is optional …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • pull the other one, it's got brass bells on —    This idiom is way of telling somebody that you don t believe them. The word brass is optional.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • Pull the other one, it's got brass bells on —   This idiom is way of telling somebody that you don t believe them. The word brass is optional …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • pull — pull1 W1S1 [pul] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(move something towards you)¦ 2¦(remove)¦ 3¦(make something follow you)¦ 4¦(take something out)¦ 5¦(clothing)¦ 6¦(move your body)¦ 7¦(muscle)¦ 8 pull strings 9 pull the/somebody s strings …   Dictionary of contemporary English