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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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Mick was genuine: A man of integrity, a leader, and someone you could always count on to get things done.
Les Batterbsy (Bruce Jones)is set upon by crooked cop Mick Hopwood (IainGain)in Coronation Street
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Pat said: "I am lucky that I have Mick and he is lucky that he has me - as long as we have each other.
And they say is Mick is simply trying to enjoy life in the wake of his devastating loss.
Christy Moore said: "Thanks Mick for all the support and encouragement when I was starting out.
The book called Takin' The Mick tells the story of a straight-talking, hard-riding Yorkshireman whose determination and commitment earned him the label 'gritty' in the media.
Mick wanted to go out into the seaside sunshine but Bridget took him up to a stuffy old spare room in the attic and put him to bed.
Andy and I have had our current dogs (Reachfar Gifted and Clonbrin Mai) with Mick for almost three years.
Mick said: "There was so much emotion in the song, and a nice sax solo.
Gordon Jackson banned Mick McLeary from his bar after discovering he'd sent teasing texts to his girlfriend.
And in the middle of the night, affable bushman Mick (John Jarratt) shows up in his big ol' truck and tows them to the abandoned mine site he calls home.
The story line is difficult to summarize concisely, but here are several main elements to the story: Mick has discovered that his adored and attractive stepmother is having an affair and his home life and emotional security are threatened; Mick has a crush on a classmate, Lisa, but also has a friendship with a most attractive college student who is trying to escape from her own demons; Lisa is a Mormon who is attracted to a young Mormon missionary living in the area, but her friendship with Mick is growing and developing into something more romantic; Mick and Lisa work for a disturbed person, Maurice, who is having a love affair with Lisa's best friend Janice.
Welding contractor Mick Jardine, who emigrated to Australia two years ago, was airlifted to a Sydney hospital on February 9.
Bonnie reveals she's engaged after just eight months of dating Sean (Peter Benson), a man Mick doesn't trust.