capture (one's) imagination

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capture (one's) imagination

To hold one's interest or spark one's creativity. I know it sounds strange, but his talk on the importance of obtuse angles really captured my imagination. That movie captured his imagination so much that it inspired him to become a screenwriter.
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capture someone's imagination

Fig. to intrigue someone; to interest someone in a lasting way; to stimulate someone's imagination. The story of the young wizard has captured the imagination of the world's children.
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Hubba Bubba Max will wow a new generation of kids with bolder-than-ever taste and three new mouthwatering flavor combinations in Strawberry-Watermelon, Grape-Berry and Sour Double Berry that will capture their imaginations.
We are delighted to team with Hard Rock Academy to enrich the lives of music lovers of all ages and capture their imaginations with our new Hard Rock-licensed karaoke machines and CD+G's (CD with graphics).