Idiom of the Week: Get a Kick Out of Something

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Meaning: To really like or enjoy something.

Examples:

I get a kick out of studying English.

“How did you like the movie?” “I really got a kick out of it.”

He loves books. He gets a kick out of reading.

 

Pop Quiz:

Most people get a kick out of

A.  going to the dentist.

B.  cleaning their home.

C.  taking a trip.

To see the correct answer, click on “Continue reading”:

The correct answer is C, taking a trip. Most people like to travel, but there are some people who don’t get a kick out of going to new places. They’d rather stay home and watch TV or something.

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4 thoughts on “Idiom of the Week: Get a Kick Out of Something

  1. junefoley says:

    Hi Jon,

    I get a kick out of this idiom!

    And a classic illustration: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wSrHvNr8QQQ

    Best, June

  2. Jon says:

    Hi June,

    I was going to use that video next week! Still am.

  3. Annie says:

    I get a kick out of Idiom.

  4. Edgar says:

    I like this idiom

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