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This baby girl is already playing mind games with the men in her life.

As any parent knows, trimming the nails of a newborn isn't always the easiest task. But for one father in Brazil, it can be downright scary for all the right reasons.

In a video that has quickly gone viral around the world, cameras roll as an unnamed father-daughter duo enjoy their very own manicure sessions.

Before daddy can trim any nail, however, his baby girl has a surprise up her sleeve. She's ready to scream and scare her parent whenever he gets too close.

"Look who learned how to scare her daddy!" the tot's mother Marcelinha Dos Santos Iwama wrote (via translation) on Facebook before the video was viewed 24 million times.

As soon as the baby girl lets out a scream, she immediately begins to light up and burst out into laughing once she realizes her scare tactic worked.

The process repeats and repeats until they both just decide to laugh it off.

 As to whether or not any nails were trimmed, that remains to be a mystery.