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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, someone, take

take the mickey (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 mickey 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 mickey out of her that whole time. Brian was a bit of a troublesome student and tended to take the mickey whenever class began.
See also: mickey, of, someone, 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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His knee was almost rebuilt, something which would have signalled the end of a rugby career for most players, but not Mick.
"Bonnie and Sean's wedding at the Inn goes off without a hitch, and Wyatt even surprises Julie at the ceremony 6 with Mick's encouragement, he had stayed at the Inn the whole time."
Mick told his friend, Chris, about Rosaleen, and how he fancied her, but Chris told him: "You can do better than that - she's barmy, too.
Mick earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Central Michigan University in 1997 and a Masters degree from Saginaw Valley State University in 2006.
Despite the criticism levelled against him by the usual suspects, Sir Mick does not seem to be prepared to receive moral advice from them.
The liason ended Sir Mick 's 22-year-relationship with Hall, who is now married to media mogul Rupert Murdoch.
And as Mick entered the chapel to the sounds of Born To Be Wild, his coffin draped in the flag of the Whitby 77 Motorcycle Club with a single red rose placed on top, the tone was set for a celebration of a life well lived, and a man much loved.
And Mick was even the guy in the Rooney the Goat mascot suit when the team played at Wembley against Cambridge United in the Conference play-off final in May 2014.
A leader in the industry with strong expertise in ocean and bay front luxury real estate across South Florida, Mick possesses a relentless drive to close sales and works around the clock networking and making connections to bring in prospective buyers and sellers.
When Mick Kearns married Pat Lovell in June 1965, he was a key member of one of Coventry City's most successful teams.
When Mick proposes to pregnant Linda on Christmas Day, she finally tells him that Dean Wicks raped her.
A MEMORIAL service has been held in honour of a Birmingham musician who shared the stage with stars including Jimi Hendrix, Mick Jagger and Jethro Tull.
EASTENDERS Mon, Tue, Thur, Fri BBC1 We were never very convinced by Mick lying to protect Ian.