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regale sb with sth

mainly humorous
verb uk phrasal verb with regale   /rɪˈɡeɪl/ us  
to entertain someone with stories, jokes, etc.: The sailor regaled us all night with stories of his adventures.
Translations of “regale sb with sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) (透過講故事、笑話等)使愉悅,使高興…
in Chinese (Simplified) (通过讲故事、笑话等)使愉悦,使高兴…
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