entertain (oneself, someone, or something) with (something)

entertain (oneself, someone, or something) with (something)

To amuse oneself, someone, or something with something. Can you entertain the kids with a movie or something so that I can get some work done? I entertained the puppy with a few rounds of fetch.
See also: entertain
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entertain someone with something

to provide something for amusement or refreshment to someone. Will you try to entertain the children with a game or two, please? She entertained herself with the puzzle.
See also: entertain
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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