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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enjoy oneself

To have a pleasurable or satisfactory time.
See also: enjoy
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References in classic literature ?
Epicurus is charged, that he did but dissemble for his credit's sake, when he affirmed there were blessed natures, but such as enjoyed themselves, without having respect to the government of the world.
At the conclusion of the repast, he pledged his guests in a bumper of old Madeira; and told them that he hoped they had enjoyed themselves, and what was more, that they would enjoy themselves for the rest of the evening; that he wished them well; and that he bade them welcome.
They had not enjoyed themselves a quarter so much, before the entertainment was brightened with the excitement he furnished.
"The club members received handwritten letters of thanks from children, so they must have enjoyed themselves.
Deputy Chief Constable Richard Lewis said: "We're grateful to everyone who enjoyed themselves responsibly last weekend, and we look forward to ensuring that everyone can do so again this weekend as the build-up to Christmas continues in earnest.
KARACHI -- Special children, children with disabilities, street children and those hailing from problem homes totally enjoyed themselves at the Children's Benefit Concert organised by Family Education Services Foundation in collaboration with the special education department, government of Sindh at the PAF Museum on Thursday.
"She [Lucy] was very happy, it was a great day and I think everyone enjoyed themselves and the two of us enjoyed ourselves so that's what is important" Although the day went without a hitch, Tommy said he is glad to put the stress of planning it behind him.
She said: "You're just there thinking, 'Oh my God, what did we get into?' "But the entire thing was really fun and everyone else enjoyed themselves as well."
The children have benefited from learning about other countries and have really enjoyed themselves."
Crowds soaked up the sun and enjoyed themselves on the rollercoaster, dodgems and soft play.
Jean Rogers, one of the organisers, said: "It went very well, everybody enjoyed themselves and especially enjoyed the music by the band." The event has been running for a number of years and brings together former pupils of the two schools decades after they left..
Julie Robinson, summer college co-ordinator, said all the children who have been along have enjoyed themselves.
He said: "It was nice to see the sun out for the whole weekend and I think everyone enjoyed themselves.
"It was lovely to see the kids from Snowball at the game and I hope they thoroughly enjoyed themselves," said family man Shaw, who was there with his own children, eight-year-old Rowena and four-year-old verity.