Float their boat - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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float (one's) boat
To make someone happy. Often used in the phrase "whatever floats (one's) boat." A: "What do you want for dinner?" B: "Whatever floats your boat, I'm not even hungry." I think this new job in the lab will really float Isabel's boat.
float someone's boat INFORMAL
If something floats your boat, you find it exciting, attractive, or interesting. Create a space for yourself: light candles, burn incense, run a bath — whatever floats your boat. I can see the band's appeal. But it doesn't float my boat.
float someone's boat appeal to or excite someone, especially sexually. informal
float somebody’s ˈboat (informal) be what somebody likes: You can go swimming, hiking or just lie on the beach, whatever floats your boat.
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Students should float their boats
in the water and add pennies, one at a time.