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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[USA], May 30 (ANI): The researchers at National Institutes of Health (NIH) have found that youths who were teased about their weight, increased their body mass by 33 per cent more each year compared to the youths who were not ridiculed about their weight.
Female college students with a previous experience of weight-related teasing engaged in significantly fewer minutes of vigorous physical activity ([t.sub.77.6] = -2.27, p = .026, Cohen's d = -.44), showed lower levels of physical activity enjoyment ([t.sub.88] = -2.89, p = .005, Cohen's d = -.62), and had a higher percentage of body fat ([t.sub.50.1] = 3.70, p = .001, Cohen's d = .85; Table 2) than their female college counterparts who were never previously teased about their weight.
Then, Pratt teased about the "Jurassic World" sequel, "Deep emotions and suspense.
The women took an online survey that examined their eating behaviors, the frequency with which they were teased about their weight or called weight-related names and their demographic information.
For example, frequently being teased about your physique typically has a very different meaning for a school athlete than it does for an obese student.
Kahn (1995) found that children who were teased about their body type were two to three times more likely to think about or to attempt suicide than those who were not teased.
When a child is teased about something, don't create an emotional reaction as the adult.
One of Julianna's friends dropped a note in the Bully Box after being teased about her religion.
SEATTLE - Adolescents who are teased about their weight may be twice as likely to think about and/or attempt suicide than their nonteased peers, Maria Eisenberg, Sc.D., reported at the annual meeting of the Society for Adolescent Medicine.
SEATTLE -- Adolescents who are teased about their weight may be twice as likely to think about and/or attempt suicide than their nonteased peers, Marla Eisenberg, Sc.D., reported at the annual meeting of the Society for Adolescent Medicine.
"The reason this is such a hot topic for us is that most often kids are teased about a visible difference," says Bloorview's Melissa Joseph, social worker with our cleft lip and palate and dental services.
SOME eating disorders may be traced to sufferers being teased about their appearance when they reach puberty, researchers said today.
In second grade, I also had a friend who was a boy and was teased about it.
The executive producer further teased about Dahlia's threat in the upcoming second half of "The Originals" Season 2.
"I was really teased about the way I looked at school.