turn (one's) crank

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turn (one's) crank

To excite or arouse the interest of someone. To be honest, science never turned my crank in school. I was always more interested in literature.
See also: crank, turn
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Some of it is even interesting, if politics and culture turns your crank. But the list of things to do -- if by "things to do" you mean things that will have any impact outside of the respective convention centers -- is pretty short.
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