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get a kick out of (someone or something)
To get a sense of enjoyment, amusement, or excitement from someone or something. Even as an adult, I still get a kick out of building sandcastles at the beach. She really gets a kick out of doing wheelies on her motorcycle in front of an audience. I get a kick out of Janene—she's really hilarious.
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get a kick out of (something/someone), to
To derive pleasurable excitement from. This twentieth-century American expression achieved immortality in Cole Porter’s song, “I Get a Kick out of You” (from Anything Goes, 1934).
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