tease (one) about (someone or something)

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tease (one) about (someone or something)

To taunt, gibe, or mock one in a lighthearted, playful, or annoying manner about someone or something. My friends keep teasing me about my crush on Susie Perkins. We kept teasing Sarah about her new boyfriend.
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tease someone about someone or something

to make fun of someone about someone or something; to poke fun at someone about someone or something. The boys teased Don about his girlfriend. Stop teasing me about it!
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Tell people that it's very unfair of them to tease you about something you can't change but try to keep it light and defuse any tension in the exchange.