mamar gallo
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.).
intransitive verb phrase
1. (idiom) (to make fun of)
Regionalism used in Colombia
(Colombia)
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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