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soft mick

A non-specific military term used for emphasis. It's colder than soft mick out here today! That idea is as stupid as soft mick.
See also: mick, soft

take the mick (out of someone or something)

To tease, mock, or ridicule (someone or something); to joke or kid around (about someone or something). (A variant of "take the piss (out of someone).") Primarily heard in UK, Ireland. If you are so serious-minded that you can't take the mick out of yourself every once in a while, you're going to have a hard time enjoying most of life. It really hurt Steph's feelings to know that the group had been taking the mick out of her that whole time. Brian was a bit of a troublesome student and tended to take the mick whenever class began.
See also: mick, of, take

take the ˈmickey/ˈmick (out of somebody/something)

(British English, informal) make fun of somebody/something: Are you taking the mickey?People are always trying to take the mickey out of him because of his funny accent.
See also: mick, mickey, take

take the mickey out of

Chiefly British
To tease or mock (someone).
See also: mickey, of, out, take
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Mick exhibits a tenacious work ethic utilizing his available time to network with brokers, buyers, sellers, developers and attorneys in order to obtain the greatest knowledge of the current market.
Mick, now 81, worked as a driver until he retired aged 72.
Away from football, Mick used to occasionally help his dad Fred who ran Bedworth Palace bingo hall - and it was there, in 1963, that he met local girl Pat.
During the festive special episode, which will air on BBC One on Christmas Day, Linda also confesses to Mick that she does not know whether he or Dean is the father of her unborn baby.
Mick died in a Turkish hospital on August 2 after a short illness, at the age of 67.
Linda is still failing to accept her husband's impulsive act of bonkers generosity and with her own marriage now under serious strain she tells Mick she can't cope any more.
But perhaps it's not her wisest idea to then turn up at The Vic and start having a go at Mick in front of his appalled family
Mick worked his charm on the women when he later returned to the hotel bar.
The book also describes many of the other affairs Mick Jagger engaged in, along with a trip to a therapist to address his addiction to sex.
Worth Divorced Mick, who lives in the Edwardian pile with son Kirk, also a TOWIE star, paid pounds 1.
Mick also worked for the old Huddersfield Corporation for 25 years, Menzies newspaper wholesalers for 20 years, ASDA as a trolley porter, then as a school crossing supervisor, a position he held up to four months ago.
Mick, 37, a former shipyard worker from Clydebank, said: "It was brilliant to see Memphis again.
At 1-0 down to QPR and being second best for most of the game, it looked like Mick was facing the axe.
Mick, 74, was one day from completing his ride around the coast of Scotland, cycling from Seahouses to his nephew's home in Cullercoats, when he received a mobile phone message to tell him of Rose's mishap.
In the school summer holidays of 1977, a 13-year-old boy from Dovecot named Mick Butterworth went to stay with his auntie Bridget over in Wirral for a week.