entertain (oneself, someone, or something) with (something)

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entertain (oneself, someone, or something) with (something)

To amuse oneself, someone, or something with something. Can you entertain the kids with a movie or something so that I can get some work done? I entertained the puppy with a few rounds of fetch.
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entertain someone with something

to provide something for amusement or refreshment to someone. Will you try to entertain the children with a game or two, please? She entertained herself with the puzzle.
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We as children and the grown-ups entertained ourselves with singing around the piano, dancing, card games, the wireless and much more.
Backpacking through the mountains, we entertained ourselves with singing and joking.
It was stifling hot and we entertained ourselves with comments on interesting social habits.
We've entertained ourselves with love stories leveraged by a bottle-borne note.
We entertained ourselves with an unbelievable story, but Atwood had predicted the Taliban.