Meaning of AMUSE in English

AMUSE

verb

BAD : I made a lot of new friends during my stay in England and amused myself a lot.

GOOD : I made a lot of new friends during my stay in England and really enjoyed myself.

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amuse yourself = do something to stop yourself from getting bored: 'Can't you find something to do to amuse yourself?' 'With a pencil or two and a few sheets of paper, young children can amuse themselves for hours.'

enjoy yourself = have a pleasant time: 'The party was a huge success and all the guests enjoyed themselves.'

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