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New Year: idioms of deceit

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Has anyone ever pulled the wool over your eyes? Or perhaps you've been taken for a ride?

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  • 10. At 1:05pm on 31 Dec 2011, stefania wrote:

    Me and my brother have always tried to pull the wool over our mother's, eyes. but she wasn't born yesterday, and we ve never been able to take her for a ride!!!

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  • 11. At 5:08pm on 31 Dec 2011, Badr wrote:

    Hi teacher
    I am happy to see your special edition for New Year
    Don’t worry I will not believe them that New Years Eve was in October I am not born yesterday :)
    Happy new year to the BBC Learning English team
    Take care

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  • 12. At 07:00am on 01 Jan 2012, CuteCactus wrote:

    When I was a little girl, adults often take me for a ride by telling funny stories about everything. And they did pull the wool over my eyes about bad things they have done. Sometimes, they even don't recognize I've grown up that they kept cracking those jokes, I had to tell them that I was not born yesterday! :D

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  • 13. At 10:01am on 01 Jan 2012, CHANG-YI wrote:

    One day, I have been taken for a ride luckyly by my brother. When I was arrived, he pulled the wool over my eyes. It is winter vacation .

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  • 14. At 2:47pm on 01 Jan 2012, scwong wrote:

    My best friend has taken me for a ride to make me happy.

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  • 15. At 8:37pm on 01 Jan 2012, piedad808 wrote:

    My boss is trying to pull the wool over my eyes telling the staff we'll not suffer wafe [edited by Moderator: I think you mean wage]-freezes or cutting-down in our salary. He thinks that he is taking me for a ride. But I wasn't born yesterday

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  • 16. At 8:47pm on 01 Jan 2012, piedad808 wrote:

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  • 17. At 3:04pm on 02 Jan 2012, Juan wrote:

    I watch a lot commercials in TV where some companies offer different products that guarantee a drastical changes in life, like lost weight in a few days, recover hair and other "magic" results, I think they pull the wool over the eyes of a lot consumers

    In my present job, they offer me, before to firm a contract, a different conditions to work, but when I entry I noticed that some of them weren´t like the said,and in this moment I´m sure that they take me for a ride.

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  • 18. At 4:14pm on 02 Jan 2012, Jieunkorr wrote:

    (My sister and me are competting each other for losing weight now xD )
    Yesterday. while I was excersing before the breakfast . My sister suddenly shouted at me that excercing on morning isn't helpful to lose weight.But I wasn't born yesterday so I figured out that she was pulling the wool over my eye. so I kept excercing ignoring her decit !

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  • 19. At 06:07am on 03 Jan 2012, Doris wrote:

    For my boy friend's 27 year old birthday party, I was thinking to give him a surprise so I tried to convince my best friend to ask him out then I could prepare a birthday party at home to surprising him, but he was so smart that he wasn't born yesterday, he was still pretending that he wasn't know but tried to find some information for it.
    My best friend Sarah, also not a smart preventer, she made my boy friend thought she was taking him for a ride.

    I also was not a good surprising keeper, my boy friend knew that I tried to pull the wool over his eyes.

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  • 20. At 09:44am on 03 Jan 2012, narrosgirl wrote:

    When I realized my son six years old had got a haircut himself he tried to pull the wool over my eyes by telling me his hear had fallen off. He couldn´t take me for a ride because I wasn't born yesterday.

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  • 21. At 10:13am on 03 Jan 2012, Fatih wrote:

    Hi Teacher,

    Your performance was wonderful! :) Really, you played your role professinally. I mean you can reflect your emotions very easily with your mimics and acts. I think you're the best candidate for this year's Oscar Nomination!

    What? I'm taking you for a ride!? No! Really I am serious!

    :) Take care... Happy new year!

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  • 22. At 3:25pm on 03 Jan 2012, Maria Virgínya wrote:

    In my first date's day my boy friend sad he can't meet with me at night cause he should study for a test to the his college. However he was pullying the wool over in my eyes, cause indeed he was preparying dinner candlelight. This day that he taking me for a ride was the best day in my life. So i guess there are good lies...

    Happy new year to everyone!!!!

    I hope in this year i indeed learn english!!!! This is one of my new year's resolution...

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  • 23. At 7:47pm on 03 Jan 2012, lilapop wrote:

    My husband told me that he has won the lottery he bought the other day. But I already knew that it was not the case. So I could stop him buying all of gadgets he wanted to have. Finally he admitted he lied to me and at the last resort he tried to take me for a ride to get what he wants. But I wasn't born yesterday, of course. At the end he cancelled his plan and we could save our money!

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  • 24. At 04:22am on 04 Jan 2012, kmouseph wrote:

    The students in my class are not allowed to use their mobile phones during the class time. Boys often ask permission to go to toilet but I know that they are trying to pull the wool over my eyes, so I ask them to keep their mobiles on my table. Now that they are not able to carry the phone with them they don't want to go to the toilet! They thought that they could take me for a ride but I wasn't born yesterday!

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  • 25. At 11:18am on 04 Jan 2012, Janetta wrote:

    When I was a child I often asked my mother how children have been born. She was pullying the wool over in my eyes because she was asking that they have grown up from the heads of cabbage :)

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  • 26. At 08:56am on 05 Jan 2012, wnstn0808 wrote:

    When I was a little girl, there is a friend who had boy's face and long hair both. I thought that male must has short hair at that time, so did other friends. Everyone except for the friends talked about if the guy is male or female, and had other opinions. well, I thought the friend was male so dated(?) him. He never told what his sex is and made us believe he had both sex. I and other friends had been taken for a ride nicely! erm, I think he is male now. I hope so.

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  • 27. At 3:23pm on 05 Jan 2012, VEGF wrote:

    My husband tried to pull wool over my eyes regarding his betray a year ago. He was taking me for a ride. But I was not born yesterday. I discovered it and left him. But he came to me weeks later since I left him and even begged me back to him. Hence, I decided give him one more chance to prove he really loves me and want to fix our marriage. Luckily, our relationship has been going well up since then and I can feel he loves me much more than before.

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  • 28. At 12:06pm on 06 Jan 2012, Serhiy Donin wrote:

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  • 30. At 09:47am on 15 Jan 2012, Salman Estyak wrote:

    Salman Estyak,Bangladesh

    Yesterday, A friend of mine told me not to go to my Reading room.. He didn't tell me why so though ..The reason was he didn't want me to see my room messed up..And for that he was tryingto pull the wool over my eyes.
    The day before yesterday,the same friend told me that he was elected as the captain of his school,he was trying to take me for a ride...and I retorted to his deciet that "I was not born yesterday". What an idiomatic week it was!

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  • 31. At 10:32am on 15 Jan 2012, Maritza BAst wrote:

    I went to the gym this morning and I found my best friend there she took me for a ride saying that she enrolled already but in fact she wasn’t because I know her and she’s never ever done exercises and them her boyfriend was pulling a wool over my eyes trying to cover her. Is it right, Isn’t it.? I wasn’t born yesterday.

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  • 32. At 11:52am on 15 Jan 2012, mimiathome wrote:

    Some years ago pupils of my class tried to put wool over my eyes on April 1st. They suddenly stood up all together and made ready to go outside - telling me it was their regular pause and I hadn't heard the ring! They really thought they could take me for a ride, but I wasn't born yesterday and so I laughed, put on my coat and went out, too... and in fact I put wool over their eyes! :-)

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  • 33. At 1:08pm on 15 Jan 2012, suhaib m wrote:

    hi, you are very good teacher. you increased my knowledge and i am not taking you for a ride.
    thanks
    good luck

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  • 34. At 08:46am on 16 Jan 2012, sarime wrote:

    First time I bought a packet of cigarette to try, my mother found it in my bag. I said that I was hiding for my friend. I pulled the wook over her eyes but she wasn't born yesterday so I took first serious punishment from my mother.

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  • 35. At 6:28pm on 20 Jan 2012, marjorie wrote:

    When I was a child, my mother took me for ride telling me that if ate all food I would be a very tall woman...years later she tried to pulled me the wool over my eyes but i told her that I was not born yesterday ... I hope having written well ...

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  • 36. At 09:53am on 24 Jan 2012, loky wrote:

    when i was child my parent took me for a ride telling me that santa claus existed. they pulling the wool over someone's eyes .
    But i wasn't born yesterday, so i discovered the truth at the age of twelve!

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  • 37. At 04:18am on 27 Jan 2012, khurasanae wrote:

    I all the time would think that English is very tough for me to learn.this was my belief, when my teacher got about my belief so he took me for a ride.so now i can speak, can read, can understand and can writte.

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  • 38. At 04:25am on 27 Jan 2012, khurasanae wrote:

    My friend was telling me a story which he told happened with him.after the story i realize a movie which was very same to his story .then i told him i wasn't born yesterday.

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  • 39. At 11:28am on 27 Jan 2012, Nikita310 wrote:

    I've been living in london for 4 years and because sometimes many bad things can happen to me, I have to pull the wool over her eyes sometimes in order for her not to be worry about me. But obviously she is my mother and she knows when something is wrong with me, she wasn't born yesterday.

    Like the another day I was so disappointed that I did not get the job that I was applying for. To be honest I wasn't in a really good mood but because my mother call me that day I have to take her for a ride and put my happy face in front of the camera.

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  • 40. At 11:16am on 28 Jan 2012, Remi wrote:

    In my workplace, people in a committee devise what is presented in a faculty meeting so as to pull the wool over attendants of the meeting. Due to this deceit, they are taken a ride, and things not so good are determined. Character of a person who is a top of the meeting I think appears in this event. I wonder whether organisation like mine is numerous or not.






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  • 41. At 01:06am on 06 Feb 2012, Aziliz wrote:

    My husband used to take me for a ride in the first year of marriage!

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  • 42. At 07:29am on 06 Feb 2012, Aylwin Chen wrote:

    When my son ask me something about why I come back home so late. I try to pull the wool from his eye by telling him that I visit toy store for purchasing his toy. My wife also help me to take my son for a ride. Eventually, my son discover the lie and tell me that he wasn't born yesterday.

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  • 43. At 07:11am on 14 Feb 2012, jamaj wrote:

    My boss colled me for to account for my yesterday's absence. I pulled the wool for his eyes by telling him I was ill. But he wasn't born yesterday and knew I had to have business with my new flat to attend to. From time to time I take him for a ride and he let me to do it, beacuse afterall I'm good employee.

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  • 44. At 1:11pm on 28 Feb 2012, daniela wrote:

    Hi!!!
    You are a very, very good teacher. Thank you for improving my English and thank you for pulling the wool over my eyes!!!

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  • 45. At 11:41am on 03 Mar 2012, HARMENGOLS wrote:

    Perhaps it's the most popular trick. On Christmas time all adults try to pull the wool over children's eyes with the typical traditions that each country has.
    In my country, we have the festivity of the Three Wise Men. On 5th January's night children believe that these three majesties bring them the presents they've asked them before in a letter they write some days before. The kings get inside all houses in the world during the same night in the year, of course they can do it because they are magical, and adults do all we can to pull the wool over their eyes, making all possible effort to make them believe that it's true.
    And the truth is that it's a pity when they discover or you must explain them the cruel reality when they are old enough and start to think that we are taking them for a ride.

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  • 46. At 10:00am on 16 Mar 2012, Sophie wrote:

    You are a star teacher! I really enjoy my English lesson with you. And I don t take you for a ride, I don t manage to pull the wool under your eyes! I do love the lessons, I do love my teacher!

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  • 47. At 8:36pm on 20 Mar 2012, worldlywoman wrote:

    My ex-husband (doesn't start well, I know) used to be quite sweet and normal with me. Until one day, he was just certain he wanted a divorce. It wasn't out of the blue, we'd had our rough times, but towards the end he wasn't arguing or anything. He was nicely pulling the wool over my eyes. Soon enough I realised, he'd been holding out so that his five years is up and he can apply for permanent residency in the UK. I'd so been taken for a ride! Perhaps next time, to coin a phrase, I won't be such a suckling of yesterday's game.

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  • 48. At 3:00pm on 25 Mar 2012, crystal0202 wrote:

    In Chinese,all the parents try to pulling the wool over the children's eyes.They said if they are naughty, they will be kidnapp,but when the childern grow up they know that is not true and their parents are trying to make them for a ride!

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  • 49. At 03:37am on 06 Apr 2012, Elsabina wrote:

    When I was a high student, I planned to go to a new and big supermarket with peers for having a fun. As there were many kinds of foods to try a sample, we came up with a ridiculous game, which was based on being mixed various foods by winners of the games of rock-scissor-paper and of course a looser should drink the disgusting beverage. Before kicking off the game, a friend and I went to a toilet to decide the orders of the playing not to drink it. The others did not doubt us until we were only survivals, but they were not born yesterday anymore. However, afterwards we played the game fairly to take them for a ride and they no longer suspected the plot to deceive them, it means we were almost pulling the wool over their faces.

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  • 50. At 10:54am on 07 Apr 2012, chungpham wrote:

    Could tell me the song that you sang in the end of the video? Thank you.

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  • 51. At 5:42pm on 07 Apr 2012, momonga wrote:

    I remember that I was on twitter the other day and there was a trending topic about the death of a famous star, I think it was Madonna RIP, I imagine someone was trying to take me for a ride, but I wasn't born yesterday so I didn't believe it.

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  • 52. At 12:19pm on 08 Apr 2012, meher wrote:

    my younger sister lied me about her regular visit to sana's house and was trying to take me for a ride.she thought that she successfully pulled the wool over my eyes but she does not know that i am very good at digging things out. i caught her red handed coming out from her house and told her that i wasn't born yesterday

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  • 53. At 09:08am on 16 Apr 2012, Tariq00923137763342 wrote:

    Your video was very impressive, you actually did not pulled wool over my eye but just opened it to a new horizon of idiom.
    Other incompetent teachers try to take us on ride. Ever since I visited your site, I told them I am not born yesterday for their cheap English.

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  • 54. At 11:39pm on 16 Apr 2012, Katherine Espichan wrote:

    One of the expressions used by men is: I am a very interesting and intelligent and excited. With these words they think they can conquer a woman.
    if someone is trying to prevent you from discovering the truth about something, you can say they're 'pulling the wool over your eyes' or if someone is trying to make you believe something that isn't true, you can say they're 'taking you for a ride'.

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  • 55. At 8:49pm on 21 May 2012, Mohamed Saleh wrote:

    you are so funny teacher :D

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  • 56. At 01:42am on 07 Jun 2012, Phiyen wrote:

    Sometimes I just feel that my boyfriend takes me for a ride. I wasn't born yesterday. He just tries to pull the wool over my eyes that he loves me very much 😊

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  • 57. At 5:42pm on 12 Jun 2012, Ekang wrote:

    Six years ago, when I just arrived in Italy, anyone could easily take me for a ride; i knew notthing about the Italian culture. Fortunately, after a few months, it became really difficult for who so ever to pool a wool on my eyes.

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  • 58. At 10:37am on 19 Jun 2012, Steve Leung wrote:

    A salesperson was pulling the wool over my eyes when I wanted to try whether the iphone stereo player he was selling can play music from the iphone and charge the phone at the same time. He took me for a ride that the player was capable of doing that. Eventually, I bought that player and found that it couldn't do that. My sister said I was born yesterday!

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  • 59. At 10:16am on 24 Jun 2012, d_langa wrote:

    I just want say that you are absolutely brilliant Mr. Teacher, I love you!!!! Greetings from Brazil xxx

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  • 60. At 6:00pm on 01 Jul 2012, Kim Lien wrote:

    She used to be my best friend, someday, i knew her terible secret which she lied me many times and pulled a wool over my eyes. I kept silent, forgave. Day by day, she continued taking me for a ride but she didn't know i was born yesterday. After that, i told the truth, our friendship was extremly broken, sadness, anger,... now it's over.:(

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  • 61. At 7:14pm on 02 Jul 2012, irinadolinka wrote:

    How nice teacher we have!!!!
    You know,after watching your videos not only my English getting better but my depressed mood too!Thank you very much for your work!
    ...In my life I had sush situations when my friend tried to pull the wool over my eyes.She betrayed me but I wasn't born yesterday and understood everything from her voice...When we met,she tried to take me for a ride and to return the friendship,but it was impossible for me!

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  • 62. At 9:19pm on 15 Jul 2012, fresainn wrote:

    Hi everybody, here you are a true story:

    Last month I registered on a website. Few days later I started to receive different emails asking for my help to claim very interesting sums of money (millions dollars or pounds). These thiefs try to put the wool in people's eyes telling sad stories about clients that died in accidents and have nobody to give their money, last will's devoted old ladies looking for someone needing financial help , lonely and innocent young girls abussed by their stepmothers that want to claim her money in an african bank, etc. They ask your contact information including bank account to make a transfer and share the profits. Probably later, they will ask people for a deposit or something and then they will dissapear with your money.
    I wasn't born yesterday, but I'm wondering: how many innocent or greedy people have these guys have taken for a ride?

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  • 63. At 7:58pm on 16 Jul 2012, Arianadebuenosaires wrote:

    Interesting and very useful video and expressions!
    Once I was standing at the doorway saying goodbye to a friend of mine, when out of the blue we heard someone asking for help. A man was lying on the pavement, he couldn't move. Some neighbours and I helped him stand up. He told us a ridiculous story. Even though, we raised some money for him and a woman gave him something to eat and drink- Once he apparently got over, he thanked us and started limping away. Out of the blue he crossed the road running and dissappeared! We couldn't believed our eyes, but we had been taken for a ride.

    Thank you teacher for such useful lessons.

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  • 64. At 04:45am on 11 Aug 2012, phuong_uyen wrote:

    My friends really like to take me for a ride. They said it's easy to pull the wool over my eyes haha... But those jokes didn't work every time. I wasn't born yesterday!

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  • 65. At 6:26pm on 12 Aug 2012, desmon wrote:

    Hello folks !
    I think my story may be perceived as both comic and tragic ! So, I was almost 7 years old and me and my family lived in the countryside, a paradise when you are just a kid. I spent my days playing with animals and getting dirty ! Once my uncle gave me a present, a very cute little duck. She was wonderful and followed me everywhere. All of the sudden this little duck became quite heavy and fat but I was too young to realize that she had been fed up for slaughter ! One day I asked where my duck was as I had been looking for her for ages and my mom answered me back: "oh probably she left, I haven't seen her for a long time". Disappointed and suspicious that I have been taken for a ride, I didn't give up until evening as my search didn't lead to any result. Everything became clearer later that day, when I asked my mom what she had preparred for dinner. Her answer was: "DUCK!"
    She totally tried to pull the wool over my eyes...

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  • 67. At 07:23am on 21 Aug 2012, Jack Cookiepants wrote:

    My friends really like to take me for a ride. They said it's easy to pull the wool over my eyes haha... But those jokes didn't work every time. I wasn't born yesterday!

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  • 69. At 07:28am on 21 Aug 2012, Jannice wrote:

    I been pulled the wool over my eyes alot, like one time my best friend told me her dad where sick but she were hanging with my ex-boyfriend ^^ i've been taken for a ride once and my mom pretended she did't know it was my birthday cause she and her friend where planing a suprice party for me. But i heard them on the phone so it wasen't a big suprice :D

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  • 71. At 07:34am on 21 Aug 2012, Asa wrote:

    My dad once took me for a ride he told when we was goin' to a moviecamp my dad kept on telling me we weren't going because he was sick that was an obvious lie :P
    One time when i was little my sister told me that she didn't broke my doll she really tried to pull the wool over my eyes.

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  • 73. At 07:38am on 21 Aug 2012, zimpa97 wrote:

    well my parents pulled the wool over my eyes cause they never telled about where I was born from... and i've been taking on a ride with that story about storks... but I wasn't born yesterday!

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  • 74. At 07:39am on 21 Aug 2012, felixottosson wrote:

    my friend said the beatles would reunite.. i wasn't born yesterday.

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  • 75. At 07:39am on 21 Aug 2012, Otto wrote:

    I've been taking for many rides. A friend where at my place and he broke something (i don't remember what) and he was like doing everything to prevent me from going out from my room and see what he did. At last I did came out and see what he did. He thought I was going to get angry but I started to laugh. I wasn't angry at all!

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  • 76. At 07:39am on 21 Aug 2012, halimerojda wrote:

    I was in my school so one day my friend has said to me, that my teacher would talk to me, but she'd joked with me.

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  • 77. At 07:48am on 21 Aug 2012, sai2 wrote:

    I was in the school so came my friend and has said to me that my friends woulde talk to me but she had jokeg with me :)

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  • 79. At 08:35am on 21 Aug 2012, Leo wrote:

    Well, once in a while my parents try to pull the wool over my eyes. Most of the time, i get taken on a ride but nowadays I'm not that easy to fool.

    I mean, I wasn't born yesterday.

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  • 80. At 08:38am on 21 Aug 2012, FelicaTwilight wrote:

    My sister took me for a ride once. She lives in another city than me and I was visiting. She said we would get McDonalds, but no, I didn't get any McDonalds.

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  • 83. At 08:39am on 21 Aug 2012, DartRapier wrote:

    My dad taked me for a ride, once upon a time he said that I would get ice cream after dinner. but I never got my ice cream.. It made sad :(

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  • 84. At 08:42am on 21 Aug 2012, savannahhj wrote:

    When i was little my brother said that he bought me a horse. I knew he was just joking, i wasn't born yesterday.

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  • 85. At 08:44am on 21 Aug 2012, fannyborjesson wrote:

    A few days ago my mum said I have to leave home, I knew she lied. I wasn't born yesterday.

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  • 86. At 08:47am on 21 Aug 2012, lolnope wrote:

    Years ago, my father tried to pull the wool over my eyes by saying that my goldfish had gone to some fish-friends, but he lied to me, taking me for a ride. My fish had died, and mom had flushed him down in the toilet.
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    My little brother tried to lie to me about his homework, so I told that I wasn't born yesterday.

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  • 87. At 08:47am on 21 Aug 2012, ewe wrote:

    My uncle took me for a ride once, he was going to color my hair in a dark brown, almost black hair-color. But he apparently didn't like that on me, he really pulled the wool over my eyes there... He walked away and mixed the mixture, then he came back. I thought that the blue shade of the mixture was a litte bit odd given that my hair was going to be darker... When everything was set I looked in to the mirror and saw a very, very blond version of myself... Maybe I was born yesterday after all...

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  • 88. At 08:49am on 21 Aug 2012, pernillla wrote:

    When I was little my mother said that I was getting candy but I didn't got candy so she pulled the wool over my eyes.

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  • 92. At 09:27am on 21 Aug 2012, armend7 wrote:

    Has anyone ever pulled the wool over your eyes? Yes, one time when i play soccer and my trainer say we don't have a game on friday, and there i become scared, but he lied for me.

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  • 94. At 09:27am on 21 Aug 2012, farman wrote:

    Has anyone ever pulled the wool over your eyes? yes, one time when i was in school and a student tell me it is alarm and i was very sakred. but his lied to me.

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  • 95. At 09:28am on 21 Aug 2012, emmyahlgren wrote:

    Ellen ones pulled the wool over my eyes when she gave me an empty tetra pack, she said it was full but since I'm not born yesterday I realised that she was only taking me for a ride.

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  • 96. At 09:30am on 21 Aug 2012, ellenw wrote:

    My mother said she was going to buy the cake to my birthday and when i was going to get the cake it wasn't a cake. It was a dog.

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  • 97. At 09:31am on 21 Aug 2012, Maja wrote:

    When i was a little child my parents took me for a ride telling me that santa claus existed. They pulling the wool over someone's eyes .
    But i wasn't born yesterday, so i discovered the truth at the age of 7 or 8 when i saw that it was my father. I saw him when he took the santa claus clothes on so i said: Hi dad!

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  • 98. At 09:31am on 21 Aug 2012, celinelidebring wrote:

    sometimes my parents are trying to pull the wool over my eyes. They are telling me stuffs like " today we won money, we are now rich!! " haha but i'm not born yesterday and i now they was just trying to take me for a ride.

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  • 101. At 09:35am on 21 Aug 2012, matildawennersten wrote:

    My boss is trying to pull the wool by telling me that we haven´t sold enough this summer, but I know how much we sold last year, so I said I wasn´t born westerday!

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  • 102. At 2:19pm on 08 Sep 2012, faiza wrote:

    thanks teacher u r so excited so helpfu

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  • 103. At 2:21pm on 08 Sep 2012, faiza wrote:

    hey....
    thanks teacher to help us for styding english
    im sooooo happy for this

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  • 104. At 6:42pm on 09 Sep 2012, Chrism71 wrote:

    I told my friend, "The dark clouds are menacing our community especially me, and I am going to take a break from coming to school."
    He said, "Do not try to pull wool over my eyes. I am your neighbor."

    My friend asked me how hard the test was.
    I replied, "The test was hard and I did not need the book to pass."
    He said, "Am I being taken on a ride? By reason of, it can be hard but all questions are based on the text book!"

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  • 105. At 09:06am on 04 Oct 2012, rajar wrote:

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  • 107. At 07:47am on 04 Nov 2012, Tareque wrote:

    Super druper politicians in developing democratic countries usually try to pull the wool over peoples’ eye. They always take people for a ride with words of absurd amenities. All the people weren’t born yesterday.

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  • 108. At 8:36pm on 02 Dec 2012, yavuzsultan34 wrote:

    When I said my clasmate that I saw you at the party, he tried to pull the wool over my eyes. So he said me he was at the cinema. I told him I wasn't born yesterday.

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  • 109. At 8:53pm on 07 Dec 2012, smartycozy wrote:

    I tried to take him ride to let me go to the party ,moreover I did my best to pull the wool over his eyes ,but I was totally unsuccesful to deceive him,I should have known that he was not born yesterday.

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