Whats the meaning of these Mexican expresions?

te me vas !!!

nadie me va a agarrar de su puerquito !

I heared it in a spanish telenovela but i did not understand what they mean.

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I'm not mexican but I can help.

te me vas it's also a way to say lárgate or vete. Those are leave, get out, etc.
As for the second one, that's also a way for saying nadie me va a tratar como una mascota, and that can mean nobody's gonna make me his/her pet — nobody's gonna treat me like a pet.

  • I'd never heard someone say te me vas before (I always hear/use te vas de), but I'm going to use it as an example now in my classes of the oddity of object pronoun order since a Google search shows it relatively common. While you'd say tú te me vas for "you leave me", to say "I leave you" is yo te me voy (the te me must always go in that order, regardless their function). Dec 28, 2015 at 17:22
  • @guifa Yes, te me vas is widely used.
    – Schwale
    Dec 28, 2015 at 17:26
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    @guifa no solo "te me vas" es un imperativo ampliamente usado en latinoamérica sino que "te vas de mi" es la primera vez que la veo en el contexto de "vete/lárgate". "Te vas de mi" suena a una canción o poema en donde el significado es "me dejas / me abandonas" que es completamente diferente al significado del imperativo.
    – DGaleano
    Dec 28, 2015 at 20:12

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