take pleasure in

idiom

: to enjoy
She takes pleasure in her work.

Examples of take pleasure in in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The answer is clearly to take pleasure in one another, and in the way our miraculous bodies move in space. Helen Shaw, The New Yorker, 9 Feb. 2024 Fans of Amazon's Catastrophe will no doubt take pleasure in Sharon Horgan's wickedly funny crime thriller Bad Sisters. Jace Lacob, EW.com, 18 Oct. 2023 Use your imagination and take pleasure in breaking new ground. Eugenia Last, The Mercury News, 18 Jan. 2024 Real Bedford was promoted from its league in McCormack’s first season in charge, giving him some credit with soccer-going locals, most of whom take pleasure in the spectacle. Joel Khalili, WIRED, 25 Aug. 2023 Prosecutor Garrett Dameron [in court]: This was somebody who was going to take pleasure in plunging a knife into their victim over and over and over again. Maureen Maher, CBS News, 22 July 2021 With the amazing selection of all-natural tastes offered by cbdMD for their tinctures, take pleasure in an even more enjoyable experience. Amber Smith, Discover Magazine, 4 Aug. 2023 Even those inconvenienced by disorder take pleasure in it. Matthew Gavin Frank, Harper's Magazine, 4 Nov. 2022 The team can play without the burden of expectations, and fans can take pleasure in a draw. Louisa Thomas, The New Yorker, 26 Nov. 2022

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“Take pleasure in.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/take%20pleasure%20in. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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