wind sb up

wind sb up (1.to trick someone by telling them something that is not true) {UK} || 2. to make someone angry or upset) – морочить голову, заливать, обманывать || заводить, злить, выводить из себя

1.

Example: At first I thought they were winding me up.

Synonyms/related words for this meaning of wind up
[pull sb's leg]
[wind sb up]
[do a snow job on sb]
[don't give me that!]
[pull the wool over sb's eyes ]
[cock-and-bull story]
[lead sb up the garden path]

2.

Example 1: Please don’t wind him up – he causes me enough trouble.