take the mickey
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- (intransitive, Britain, slang, idiomatic) To ridicule or mock.
- Are you takin' the mickey? You'll get yer 'ead bashed in.
- 2008, The Age newspaper, Who's laughing now?, by Kenneth Nguyen
- For the last eight years, taking the mickey out of George Bush has been great, victimless fun. Like taking candy from babies or shooting aquatically-challenged fish in size-challenged barrels.
to ridicule or mock