enjoy (oneself)

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enjoy (oneself)

To have fun. We really enjoyed ourselves at your party last weekend—the band was great!
See also: enjoy

enjoy oneself

To have a pleasurable or satisfactory time.
See also: enjoy
References in classic literature ?
And to make it worse, they all asked me from time to time - in short, whenever they had nothing else to do - why I didn't enjoy myself. And what could I possibly do then, but say I was enjoying myself - when I wasn't?
My only other remembrances of the great festival are, That they wouldn't let me go to sleep, but whenever they saw me dropping off, woke me up and told me to enjoy myself. That, rather late in the evening Mr.
Verily, I have done this and that for the afflicted: but something better did I always seem to do when I had learned to enjoy myself better.
I want to do like other girls, just for once, and enjoy myself without thinking about right and wrong.
"Hereafter I'll try to enjoy myself and do my duty by my subjects."
I took him round the garden along the new paths I had had made, and showed him the acacia and lilac glories, and he said that it was the purest selfishness to enjoy myself when neither he nor the offspring were with me, and that the lilacs wanted thoroughly pruning.
I WAS so pleased at having given the slip to Long John that I began to enjoy myself and look around me with some interest on the strange land that I was in.
For long the Queen resisted her coaxing words, remembering the promise she had given the King, her husband; but at last she thought to herself: After all, what harm would it do if I were to go into the garden for a short time and enjoy myself among the trees and flowers, and the singing birds and fluttering butterflies and humming insects, and look at the dew-drops hiding from the sunbeams in the hearts of the roses and lilies, and wander about in the sunshine, instead of remaining all day in this room?
I should like to enjoy myself thoroughly, and coquet with all the world, till I am on the verge of being called an old maid; and then, to escape the infamy of that, after having made ten thousand conquests, to break all their hearts save one, by marrying some high-born, rich, indulgent husband, whom, on the other hand, fifty ladies were dying to have.'
If I was you, I should go and enjoy myself in the garden."
I'm sure I should think I was in clover if I had folks and money, and nothing to do but enjoy myself," began Phebe, but got no further, for a sudden rush and tumble outside made them both jump.
'I mean, I'll enjoy myself a little, and go about and see something, and hear something.
"I'm almost afraid I won't enjoy myself for thinking of her, home there alone, most likely reading the Bible, while we're at the party."
But I will take good care to enjoy myself when I am brought out again."
And I'm never to be bothered about money or business, but just enjoy myself and live for what I like.