Idiom: jerk someone around
— I thought my boyfriend was serious about our relationship but he was just jerking me around and he never planned to marry me.
— The sales man was jerking us around when he said he’d give us a discount.
— I'm a bit worried about Karen. I think that guy she's been seeing is just jerking her around.
— That guy who sat next to me in calculus jerked me around all week, promising to show me his notes for the week I miss class, but he never did.
— Are you sure the mechanic isn't jerking you around? He's had your car for almost a week.
— That person at the ticket office really jerked us around. She knew it would be cheaper to buy two one-way tickets rather than getting the all day pass she recommended.
— This sounds like an interesting investment but I'm worried your friend might be jerking us around.
— I'm trying to do all the research that I can now so that I won't be jerked around when I go to the consulate for my visa and residence permit.
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