delight in (someone or something)

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delight in (someone or something)

To derive joy from someone or something. I delight in my students—their curiosity keeps my passion for teaching alive. With the way my son delights in being on stage, I think he should really pursue a career in acting.
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delight in someone or something

to take great pleasure in someone or something. I delight in your interest in my work. We all delight in James. What a fine boy!
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

delight in

v.
To derive great pleasure or joy from something or someone: The happy couple delighted in taking romantic walks through the park.
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs. Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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