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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catch/take/tickle somebody’s ˈfancy

(informal) please or attract somebody: Mary seems afraid some other girl will catch Alan’s fancy.She saw that the picture had taken my fancy and insisted on giving it to me as a present.
See also: catch, fancy, take, tickle
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What caught our fancy especially was the Museum of Islamic Art, a spectacular place scenically located near the traditional dhow harbour.
WE WATCHED some new shows that caught our fancy on TV last week, so we're profiling them here in case you may want to try them on for size, too:
It amazes me how we can spend recklessly on our kids or how our parents gladly wear a torn shoe to work after having spent hard-earned money on something that caught our fancy and how it rubs off as success while others don't relate to it the same way.
One in particular caught our fancy. He's Gilbert, the star of the pre-Christmas TV adverts for the Famous Grouse whisky makers.
Over the years the Celtic and Egyptian cultures have especially caught our fancy," they explain, adding: "We were struck by the important role cloisonne played for these masters and the power of the jewelry they bequeathed to us." American Indian and Oriental influences can also be found in the vivid colors of their jewelry work.