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.
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WE WATCHED some new shows that caught our fancy on TV last week, so we're profiling them here in case you may want to try them on for size, too:
It amazes me how we can spend recklessly on our kids or how our parents gladly wear a torn shoe to work after having spent hard-earned money on something that caught our fancy and how it rubs off as success while others don't relate to it the same way.
Over the years the Celtic and Egyptian cultures have especially caught our fancy," they explain, adding: "We were struck by the important role cloisonne played for these masters and the power of the jewelry they bequeathed to us.