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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 in (something)

1. To do something for one's own pleasure or enjoyment. We try to be responsible with our money, but we do indulge in a fancy night out every once and awhile.
2. To eat or drink something in particular, often something that is not especially healthy. Oh, I'm definitely indulging in a big piece of cake on my birthday!
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indulge in something

1. to take pleasure in doing something; to do something habitually. No, I don't indulge in contact sports anymore. We don't indulge in strenuous activity.
2. to choose to eat a certain food or drink something, usually alcohol. I don't usually indulge in hard spirits, but just this once. I indulge in chocolate until I can't hold any more.
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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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indulge in

To engage or take part in something, especially freely, avidly, and for one's own sake or pleasure: The college students indulged in childish pranks. Those teenagers indulge in all the latest fads.
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24 ( ANI ): Accusing the Congress party of indulging in caste-based politics in Gujarat, the state's Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel said the Congress party can go to the extent of inviting terrorists like Hafiz Saeed, if they feel it can help them form the government in the state.
KARACHI -- The Commissioner Karachi, Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui, has directed action against those transporters plying their vehicles from Karachi to various destinations in the province and upcountry and are indulging in overcharging.
Summary: Two Moroccan women were each sentenced to six months in jail by the Court of First Instance on Thursday for indulging in prostitution.
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However, indulging the lovers of electronic communication is not part of the service.
But the mayor of one of the Greek island's cities took a British tour group to court in September to block 100 sapphic sojourners from indulging in a stay at a local resort.
Raja on Sunday said that Pakistan should honor the ceasefire agreement and avoid indulging in such provocative actions.
120, 1C, 127 and 105 for not completing their designated routes and indulging in over charging.
The Pakistani was charged with having illicit sex with the maid while the latter was charged with indulging in prostitution.
The SC is requested to initiate action against the former president for indulging in contempt of court, petitioner prayed.
At 2am yesterday they were indulging in some serious fumbling, oblivious to others in the room, when Chanelle vanished under the covers and appeared to perform a sex act.