be fond of (someone or something)

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be fond of (someone or something)

To have an affinity for someone or something. I'm not too fond of Mike—he really annoys me sometimes. I'm cold all the time, so I'm quite fond of summer weather.
See also: fond, of
References in classic literature ?
I am fond of them. I have heard them before; I am Night; I saw thy tears whilst thou sang'st them!"
I have dogs back home and am fond of them but I make sure that they are secured in our yard and on leashes when outside.
I really am fond of them both so I hope they can resolve things."
"What bothered me most about writing another book in the trilogy was that it would mean killing off all the main characters and I am fond of them."
It was a shame to see Charlton go down because I am fond of them, but I really have liked to have seen Southampton go down either.
I am fond of them as individuals, but they are definitely not achievers at the high level implied.