indulge (oneself or someone) with (something)

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indulge (oneself or someone) with (something)

To be kind enough to allow oneself or someone something. If I'm indulging myself with one birthday present this year, it's going to be that gorgeous bracelet! Do you think the CEO would indulge me with a few minutes of his precious time?
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indulge someone with something

to grant someone the favor or privilege of something. Please indulge me with this one favor. He always indulged himself with dinner at a nice restaurant when he went into town.
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References in classic literature ?
``And now, Sir Cedric,'' he said, ``my ears are chiming vespers with the strength of your good wine permit us another pledge to the welfare of the Lady Rowena, and indulge us with liberty to pass to our repose.''
She will indulge us with some poetry readings and a sprinkling of singing, playing a few of her favourite songs from the countries that she has visited.
This injects the evening with a disarming amount of charm that allows him the freedom he needs to indulge us with some of his more out-there musings, accomplishing the near-impossible feat of making a conversation about the 991 Battle of Maldon seem not only interesting but genuinely funny.
Elsewhere, Objekt and Mella Dee cover contrasting sides of techno, Gilles Peterson and Bradley Zero cater to those with more soulful tastes, while London-based selector Debi Ghose, aka DEBONAIR, will indulge us with her esoteric club sounds.
To me, as a child, my memory of Amang was always as a father: somebody who didn't mind his kids playing in his office as he worked, or somebody who'd lend his laptop for an hour to indulge us with some computer games.
While dessert was being served at the table with coffee or tea, the two babies of their own clan, Peachyboo Prieto and Ramon Legarda, took the cue to indulge us with funny stories and fond memories of impromptu fun like piling into Tito Mandu's car at night in their pajamas to be driven around the old neighborhood by his old driver, Tommy, and other such foibles of youth.
No, we haven't been around for 50 years, but indulge us with the hyperbole for issue number 50.
Shame he didn't indulge us with his impression of Ronnie Corbett too.
Roberts and Owen make the most of a friendship forged on the set of Roger Michel's Closer to indulge us with their big love scene.
So, imagine our delight when a neighbouring table decided to indulge us with some tittle-tattle - news about the venue's change of ownership.
The curved shadow of the knife over the bowl, the moist surface of the pan above the egg whites, the gleaming copper pot against the shadows of the room confirm the artist's interest in the integrity and dignity of these objects and the people who use them, even if he does not indulge us with their concerns underneath the surface.