In some Spanish-speaking countries, "mamar gallo" is a vulgar verb phrase meaning "to perform oral sex."
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An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
1. (idiom) (to make fun of) (Colombia)
Regionalism used in Colombia
Regionalism used in Ecuador
Regionalism used in Venezuela
a. to pull someone's leg (idiom)
No te pongas furioso, sólo estaba mamando gallo.Don't get angry, I was just pulling your leg.
b. to tease
Mi hermano no me deja de mamar gallo. ¡Qué fastidio!My brother won't stop teasing me. How annoying!
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