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delight in

This page is about the phrasal verb delight in.

Meaning: If you delight in doing something, you get a great deal of pleasure from doing it.

Synonym: enjoy

For example:

  • delight in (doing) sth When he was a kid, Louis delighted in nothing more than racing go-carts, and now he's a Formula 1 racing-car driver.

  • delight in (doing) sth Cats can be very cruel. They delight in playing around with injured mice or birds before killing them.

Quick Quiz:

People who delight in listening to music are called

a. musicians

b. musicologists

c. music lovers

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