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English definition of “lead sb a (merry) dance”

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lead sb a (merry) dance

informal
to cause someone a lot of trouble, especially by getting them to do a lot of things that are not necessary
Translations of “lead sb a (merry) dance”
in Chinese (Traditional) 造成(某人)很大麻煩…
in Chinese (Simplified) 给(某人)造成很大麻烦…
(Definition of lead sb a (merry) dance from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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