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Difference between Give someone a Mickey Finn and Take the mickey out of someone

give someone a Mickey Finn—(Underworld) add a sleeping drug to smb.’s drink in order to rob, etc.:

  • He heard a claim that Rudolph was killed by New York waiters who gave him a Mickey Finn.

take the mickey out of someonemake fun of a person:

  • The national papers seemed to think that it took the mickey out of country people, while the Norfolk people thought it ridiculed Londoners!