take a shine to
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Related to take a shine to: come in handy, bevy of beauties, in droves, in line with, worse for wear, take account of, so much for
take a shine to somebody
to like someone immediately Amy took a shine to Nick, but her friends weren't so sure he was the right guy for her.
take a shine to somebody(informal)
to like someone immediately I think Andrew has taken a bit of a shine to our new member of staff.
take a shine toInformal
To like spontaneously.