Idiom:  get a kick out of (sth/sb)


Idiom:  get a kick out of (something / somebody)

  • to feel amusement, delight or excitement about something or someone

Example sentences

  • I really get a kick out of watching my two-year-old nephew—he’s so naughty.
  • You’re really getting a kick out of that new iPad, aren’t you?
  • My kids really got a kick out of our new trampoline. I'm just so excited they are out of the house and away from their electronic devices. 
  • Have you seen the memo the new receptionist wrote to all the staff? I really got a kick out of it but I hope she doesn't get fired.
  • Usually I hate going to basketball games but I really got a kick out of the pre-game and half-time shows.
  • Our daughter really got a kick out of seeing her name published in the newspaper after she got first place in the local 10k race.
  • Why do people get a kick out of watching the Kardashian's and other reality shows? I just don't get it.
  • Have you tried the game Candy Crush? I bet you'd get a real kick out of it.
  • At first, my dad got a kick out of Instagram but now he's addicted to it and feels really upset when he doesn't get a lot of likes on his posts.


  • take delight in
  • get off on
  • take pleasure in
  • revel in

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