turn (someone's) crank

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turn (someone's) crank

To excite or arouse the interest of someone. To be honest, science never turned my crank in school. I was always more interested in literature.
See also: crank, turn
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Archery hunters, bowhunting and big bucks really turn his crank, and the place is loaded with the latter, or so I've been told.