When I reached Heidi Cullen, chief climatologist for Climate Central, she remarked on the glorious weather we were enjoying.
The biggest change from the Romney of 2008, or even of a few months ago, is that he genuinely seems to be enjoying himself.
Prince George and his parents are enjoying their first Christmas in their magnificent country home.
Now is about enjoying the process of realizing personal bests.
As Nathan Heller recently observed in Slate, birds are enjoying a surge in popularity.
It afforded a fine promenade, and they were enjoying the moonlight that fell upon it.
"Not at a boarding-house, at least," said that gentleman, enjoying the fun.
I hope you are enjoying yourself and drawing your per annum with promptness and regularity.
"I was in the drawing-room, enjoying my dinner," said Brillat-Savarin, beginning an anecdote.
While the others are enjoying themselves, the mediums and the hosts are attending strictly to the business in hand.
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]