excite (one) about (something)

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excite (one) about (something)

To cause one to feel enthusiastic about something, especially in anticipation of participating in it. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is used between "excite" and "about." Despite my best efforts, I still haven't been able to excite my students about trigonometry.
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excite someone about something

to stimulate someone about something. I thought our vacation stories would excite her about going, but they did not. She was excited about the trip to Moscow.
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"You can look at the signings we've made as a club and be really excited about what this season holds.
Keeping tight-lipped about the details, the comedy star told The Social Media: "I'm starting a new job soon that I cannot talk about but I'm very excited about it, it's so secret, it's a drama.
I am really excited about my character because it's a role that puts me in very different light," said Jacqueline at the launch of season 2 Body Optix of denim brand Lee on Tuesday.
Summary: New York [USA], July 15 (ANI): Excited about being in New York for IIFA, actress Alia Bhatt, who has collaborated with the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) for the first time this year, said being in the "Big Apple" for the event is like being at home.
As for the business at hand, I wish to thank Peggy Dulaney and the members of the chapter who attended the October meeting while being a part of the SCNA/ APRN conference for chairing the chapter meeting and conducting the meeting From a business perspective the chapter remains in the black and the chapter is excited about the upcoming ISPN conference in Greenville in March The chapter is also excited to continue to provide service to our members and offer continuing education opportunities Our summer seminars are well attended and we will plan to continue to do so The chapter is also excited that the membership desires increased e-mail accessibility to one another and we will do our best to make it so.
@lgsshedden: Great choice, really impressed with Swansea, great training, good perspective, just what FSG want and #lfc need @Lukeib: something to be very excited about. Plays great football, classy bloke, eye for a good player.
In today's commentary, Orhan Ibrahimi wonders what the present position of ethnic Albanians is and if they should be excited about the fact that Macedonia obtained a date for EU accession talks?
"We have a exciting group of well established retail brokers on the team and our goal is to continue to add bright, young talent to our mix, so we're very excited about our prospects for 2007 and beyond," said Jimmy Kuhn, president of Newmark Knight Frank, who wished Fox well in his new endeavor.
Students are very excited about the possibilities to share writing and to engage in peer editing through beaming or simply by carrying their handheld to a friend's desk.
I was extremely excited about starting in the season's first basketball game, and I wound up getting the tip-off.
Are the clinical staff members excited about modern dentistry and what it can do to change the lives of these patients?
How can we inspire people to join us if we're not excited about what we do?
"Gateway is excited about Windows XP because it will provide our customers with an easy-to-use platform that enables them to do more with digital photography, digital music, video editing, the Internet and communications," said Mike Ritter, vice president of product marketing for Gateway.
I'm excited about our future, and I'd like to work with you to help us realize our goals.
Just like my first trip to Hollywood!' And it was funny because he was just absolutely like a child, he was so excited about it--here we were, driving through traffic, brakes screeching...."