take the piss out of

idiom

British, informal + impolite
: to make fun of or laugh at (someone or something)
He took the piss out of me about my tattoo.

Examples of take the piss out of in a Sentence

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“Take the piss out of.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/take%20the%20piss%20out%20of. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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