take a jab at someone
take a jab at (someone or something)
To make a mocking, sarcastic, insulting remark or criticism at someone's or something's expense. The senator continued taking jabs at his opponent's record throughout the debate. I'm really not trying to take a jab at you. I'm just trying to give you some constructive feedback. I can speak the language very well, but they still can't resist taking a jab at my accent.
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