Definition Enjoy

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Definition

to enjoy (doing something): to take pleasure in, to like, to love (doing something)
verb
to enjoy oneself to have fun, to have a good time
-Did you enjoy the movie? -Yes, I thought it was great!

Note that to enjoy is always followed by a verb in the gerund (-ing):

I enjoy swimming in the lake. I like swimming in the lake.
(as opposed to: I like to swim in the lake.)

Pronunciation examples
UK: I enjoy cooking meals for my cat.
US: Did you enjoy the film we saw last night?

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