enjoy (oneself)

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enjoy (oneself)

To have fun. We really enjoyed ourselves at your party last weekend—the band was great!
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

enjoy oneself

To have a pleasurable or satisfactory time.
See also: enjoy
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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At first sight of this phenomenon (for Dolly was by no means accustomed to displays of this sort, rather learning from her mother's example to avoid them as much as possible) Mrs Varden expressed her belief that never was any woman so beset as she; that her life was a continued scene of trial; that whenever she was disposed to be well and cheerful, so sure were the people around her to throw, by some means or other, a damp upon her spirits; and that, as she had enjoyed herself that day, and Heaven knew it was very seldom she did enjoy herself so she was now to pay the penalty.
(she retained a schoolgirl's cruel contempt for "boys"), and enjoyed herself as best she could with such of the older or more sensible men as were not intolerant of girls.
So she enjoyed herself heartily, and found, what isn't always the case, that her granted wish was all she had hoped.
He thought the jokes vulgar and the melodies obvious; it seemed to him that they did these things much better in France; but Mildred enjoyed herself thoroughly; she laughed till her sides ached, looking at Philip now and then when something tickled her to exchange a glance of pleasure; and she applauded rapturously.
Rawdon Crawley was general-in-chief over these arrangements, with full orders from Sir Pitt to sell, barter, confiscate, or purchase furniture, and she enjoyed herself not a little in an occupation which gave full scope to her taste and ingenuity.
JOHANNA KONTA insisted she'd enjoyed herself - despite crashing out in the second round to Eugenie Bouchard.
But despite knit looking good, the 33-year-old enjoyed herself, which is the main thing...
Alex, 32, clearly enjoyed herself judging by the smiles, although she did not look too happy having to wade through chilly water.
She is only five but I could see the confidence she has gained and she enjoyed herself as well.
He added that he was not sure if she would act again, or be nominated for an Oscar for the performance, but she had thoroughly enjoyed herself.
London, Jan 2 (ANI): Imogen Thomas, who may have enjoyed herself recently by downing a bottle of wine at 11am on Christmas Day, welcomed 2012 dressed as Lady Justice.
Mick Fitzgerald was also on board, as was Anthony Bromley, who seems to know more about football than about French racing, and my daughter Sarah, who thoroughly enjoyed herself. Luckily, a couple of us took a bit of the 13-2 about Arsenal winning 3-0.
"It may sound strange, but it all went very well and Elsie really enjoyed herself."
We were delighted that she enjoyed herself visiting the FAN groups.
Organiser Julie Froud said: 'It went really well and she enjoyed herself.'