catch (someone's) fancy

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catch (someone's) fancy

To be appealing or pleasant to someone; to be intriguing or of interest to someone. A: "Do you want to go to a movie later on?" B: "I don't know, there's nothing that really catches my fancy in theaters right now." I'm not going to declare my major until I've had a couple years in college to see what ends up catching my fancy.
See also: catch, fancy

catch/take/tickle somebody’s ˈfancy

(informal) please or attract somebody: Mary seems afraid some other girl will catch Alan’s fancy.She saw that the picture had taken my fancy and insisted on giving it to me as a present.
See also: catch, fancy, take, tickle
References in classic literature ?
When you come in here of an evening, and look round you, and notice anything on a shelf that happens to catch your fancy, mention it.
Remember, at this stage you are not committing to any theme or style so explore all the images and styles that catch your fancy.
But if they don't catch your fancy,fuchsia pink, turquoise and orange are also going to be popular.
Art of the highest quality is available in Edinburgh year-long, but if you want a livingroom display of originals that catch your fancy and you don't want to pay the earth - festive Edinburgh is the place.