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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Tourists explore and discover different flavors all over the market as they walk through the variety of 70 unique stands, until they come back to the ones that catch their fancy.
But if the works of lesser known painters like us catch their fancy, they might re- visit our art.
Audience members are invited to flit about, drinks in hand, taking in as many performances as catch their fancy.
The web-based Motorflirt service lets drivers chat up other motorists who catch their fancy -as long as they have registered their number plate with the scheme.
While tourists today don't have to painstakingly copy each and every detail of an object that may catch their fancy, quite a few of them can't resist but succumb to the temptation of taking to paints and brushes to capture the essence of the country that they have stopped by at.