Definition of lead someone a dance or a merry dance in English:

lead someone a dance (or a merry dance)

  • British Cause someone a great deal of trouble or worry.
    More example sentences
    • Now it is the turn of the international financial markets to be led a merry dance by Argentina.
    • The solicitors then tried to find the conveyancing file. They were led a merry dance in their search for this file, and in the end they eventually located it through approaching a successor firm.
    • Carlow were led a merry dance by Offaly in the semi-final of the Leinster Vocational Schools SFC in Stradbally on Friday.
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