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Mickey

In auto sales, a loan that a dealership arranges for a customer to make the down payment on an automobile. While the dealership does not extend the mickey directly, it works with a separate financial institution to ensure that the customer receives it.
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She said only two of the people she photographed had escaped mickey-taking and revealed she had been the victim of verbal abuse herself, being humiliated on the Tube by a drunken yob.
But he is now dreading the mickey-taking he will get from his rugby team-mates.
THERE'S a rash of animal mickey-taking in the advertising world at the moment, and it's huge fun.
Banter, mickey-taking and motivational can easily slip into bullying.
But despite coping well with the presenter's mickey-taking, the early alarm calls weren't as easy to adjust to.
There was no mickey-taking from the rest of the players.
But there was enough fire, spark and mickey-taking to suggest we'll have fireworks in future.
Miss Langford was upset by the DJ's mickey-taking and stormed round to the Radio 1 stage, while Clifton wrote Moyles a letter which was hand- delivered.
Kate Winslet calling her son Bear But don't worry, the kid is taking her surname rather than his dad's (Rocknroll), so he'll never have to face a moment's mickey-taking in his life.
Big Dom and Billy (or Wee Willie to the lads) have been terrific sports throughout, giving as good as they've got in the Mickey-taking stakes.
A range of other subjects have already been touched on, including the dinner date that may have put Albion new-boy Andy Slory in the mickey-taking firing line.
I certainly didn't miss out on handing out the mickey-taking.