get a kick out of (someone or something)

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get a kick out of (someone or something)

To get a sense of enjoyment, amusement, or excitement from something. Even as an adult, I still get a kick out of building sandcastles at the beach. She really gets a kick out of doing wheelies on her motorcycle in front of an audience. I get a kick out of Janene—she's really hilarious.
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get a kick out of something

INFORMAL
If you get a kick out of something, you enjoy it very much. One seller admits she gets a kick out of tricking people. I suppose Americans get a kick out of watching a crazy Brit family like us make complete fools ourselves every week.
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get a ˈkick from/out of something

(informal) get a feeling of excitement, enjoyment, etc. out of something: She got a real kick from seeing her photo in the newspaper.
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get a kick out of someone/something

verb
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c) gets a kick out of the crazy card you picked out just for her.
Are you one of those Americans who really gets riled when anybody puts on airs, who gets a kick out of pricking other people's pretenses and who figures the president puts his pants on one leg at a time, just like every other guy?