By the time he left, Democrats enjoyed an advantage of 19 points.
His attorneys argued that he enjoyed diplomatic immunity as head of the IMF.
I enjoyed your stint on The League as the awful Gina Gibiatti.
Behind those beloved voices are Mike Myers and Eddie Murphy—comedy icons who have enjoyed long and rewarding careers.
The scene I enjoyed the best was where he tests my sobriety by having me walk a straight line and touch my nose.
They had a long and pleasant meal, and old Anna enjoyed every moment of it.
The comfort she enjoyed and could always look forward to was making her stronger.
More, he enjoyed his wife's successes; he was happy in seeing her happy.
She alone, perhaps, of all the company, had enjoyed it with pure relish.
I said I enjoyed them, and that as a matter of fact I hadn't been able to afford eggs for ages.
late 14c., "rejoice, be glad" (intransitive), from Old French enjoir "to give joy, rejoice, take delight in," from en- "make" (see en- (1)) + joir "enjoy," from Latin gaudere "rejoice" (see joy); Sense of "have the use or benefit of" first recorded early 15c. (replacing Old English brucan; see brook (v.)).
Meaning "take pleasure in" is mid-15c. In modern use it has a tendency to lose its connection with pleasure: newspaper photo captions say someone enjoys an ice cream cone, etc., when all she is doing is eating it, and Wright's "English Dialect Dictionary" (1900) reports widespread use in north and west England of the phrase to enjoy bad health for one who has ailments. Related: Enjoyed; enjoying; enjoys.
An exhortation to be happy, to enjoy oneself: Go. Read. Enjoy. It couldn't hurt/ The trooper grinned. ''Enjoy,'' he said, and walked on toward the cruiser
[1980s+; fr a Yiddish speech pattern, recorded but not approved by Leo Rosten]