get a charge out of

get a charge out of (something)

To get a sense of enjoyment, amusement, or excitement from something. Even as an adult, I still get a charge out of building sandcastles at the beach. She really gets a charge out of doing wheelies on her motorcycle in front of an audience.
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get a charge out of someone or something

 and get a bang out of someone or something; get a kick out of someone or something
to receive special pleasure from someone or something. I really got a charge out of that comedian's routine. Tom is really funny. I always get a kick out of his jokes. Bill really got a bang out of the present we gave him.
See also: charge, get, of, out
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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