Phrase(s): yank someone or something around
to pull or jerk someone or something around. • Don’t yank Billy around so. You’ll hurt him! • Please don’t yank the chairs around. Move them carefully., Phrase(s): yank someone around
Sl. to harass someone; to give someone a hard time. • Listen, I don’t mean to yank you around all the time, but we have to have the drawings by Monday. • Please stop yanking me around.
McGrawhill's American Idioms And Phrasal Verbs