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poke borak at (someone or something)

old-fashioned To taunt, mock, or make fun of someone. Primarily heard in Australia. The humorist has long been poking borak at figures high in the social and political spheres, drawing the ire from many of them.
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poke borak at

make fun of someone. Australian & New Zealand, dated
Borak was used in 19th-century Australian to mean ‘nonsense or rubbish’. It was originally a pidgin term and was based on an Aboriginal word meaning ‘no, not’.
1960 Eric North Nobody Stops Me I…subscribed to his ravings about women, while everybody else about the place poked borak at him.
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Railinc's NextPath service is a valued partner that provides connectivity to our customers and trading partners," said Allen Borak, Vice President Information Services for Canadian Pacific Railway.
KEVIN MILES, from Brampton, Cambs, wins a Borak 13ft carbon match rod with a 24lb 8oz mirror caught in Bluebell Lakes at Oundle, Northamptonshire - home of the 60lb 12oz British record carp known as Benson.
Cal State Northridge signed several local players for its men's soccer team, including Chad Borak of Highland of Palmdale, Brian Siu of Thousand Oaks and Chatsworth standouts Robert Pate and Milan Radovic.
PeopleSoft is committed to working with its customers in a collaborative manner," said Allen Borak, Vice President, Information Systems, Canadian Pacific Railway.
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