'to get a kick out of' Asking native english speakers!
Can i use it in this case?

I get a kick out of learning laungages. 
Apr 28, 2019 8:36 PM
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I'm not a native speaker myself, but yes, you can! :)
"To get a kick out of something" means to feel pleasure and excitement doing something. You can also say "to get a bang out of something", or, alternatively, "to get a charge out of something". Just check your spelling: it's languages, not laungages, okay?
April 28, 2019

Yes, you can. It makes sense. It would be understood. And it doesn't suggest anything wrong.

However, it may not be the best choice of words.

1) It is slang, not standard English.

2) To "get a kick" suggests a very intense pleasure. It suggests a pleasure that lasts for a short time. It feels like you've been physically hit. The pleasure you get from language learning is usually a long, calm, lasting pleasure.

3) It is hard to be sure, but I think "to get a kick" may be a little old-fashioned. That happens with slang.

April 29, 2019

I get a kick out of....

Er, what DO I get a kick out of?

When I was young I got a kick out of a lot of things. Nowadays, sadly, not much gives me a kick.


April 29, 2019
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