(=get pleasure from)
[+experience, event, party] aimer
[+activity, hobby, reading, sewing] aimer
[+task, one's job] aimer
[+day, evening] apprécier
[+play, film, book] aimer
[+food, meal] apprécier
[+sb's company] aimer
→ Ross enjoyed the company of women.
Did you enjoy the film? Est-ce que vous avez aimé le film?
to enjoy life aimer la vie
→ He enjoyed life to the full.
→ Emslie had a great sense of fun and enjoyed life enormously
enjoy your meal! bon appétit!
to enjoy doing sth
(=have a fondness for) aimer faire qch
→ I enjoy dancing.
→ I enjoyed playing cricket.
(=take pleasure in) prendre plaisir à faire qch
→ I enjoyed looking after the children for the day
→ I enjoyed seeing the amazement on people's faces
to enjoy o.s. s'amuser
→ He is thoroughly enjoying himself.
→ Eleanor went to Baltimore, but did not enjoy herself.
I really enjoyed myself. Je me suis vraiment bien amusé.
Did you enjoy yourselves at the party? Est-ce vous vous êtes bien amusés à la fête?
(=have the benefit of)
[+health, fortune] jouir de
[+freedom] jouir de
→ Women can now enjoy their freedom without stigma attached to them
[+privilege, benefit] jouir de
→ He was well aware of the privileges he enjoyed.
→ The average German will enjoy 40 days' paid holiday this year.
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