delight in sth Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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delight in sth

phrasal verb with delight uk   us   /dɪˈlaɪt/ verb [T]
to get a lot of ​pleasure from something, ​especially something ​unpleasant: Some ​peopledelight in the ​misfortunes of ​others. My ​brother always ​delights in ​telling me when I make a ​mistake.
(Definition of delight in sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “delight in sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 从(尤指不愉快的事)中取乐…
in Chinese (Traditional) 從(尤指不愉快的事)中取樂…
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