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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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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First, we need to articulate for ourselves what's exciting about the mission and efforts of our organizations.
Then, at some point, the conversation will shift, and it will be your turn to share what's exciting about some of what you do in life.