fond of (someone or something)

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fond of (someone or something)

Having 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

*fond of someone or something

liking someone or something. (*Typically: be ~; become ~.) I'm fond of chocolate. Mary isn't fond of me, but I'm fond of her.
See also: fond, of
References in classic literature ?
They were fond of one another in spite of the difference of their characters and tastes, as friends are fond of one another who have been together in early youth.
The two children were so fond of one another that they always held each other by the hand when they went out together, and when Snow- white said: 'We will not leave each other,' Rose-red answered: 'Never so long as we live,' and their mother would add: 'What one has she must share with the other.'
They are very fond of one another, but I do not think they will lie there longer than they can help, nor do I think that they will sleep much; there, however, they shall stay till her father has repaid me the sum I gave him for his baggage of a daughter, who is fair but not honest."
She didn't think that people who were fond of one sport often care for another, although her father was an exception.
It was a matter of general knowledge that the three girls were very fond of one another, and supported each other in every way; it was even said that the two elder ones had made certain sacrifices for the sake of the idol of the household, Aglaya.
When we pretended to be so fond of one another, we exulted over her; that was what we did; we exulted over her and shamed her.
They were very fond of one another: that was certain.
It involves two or more people who are fond of one another, even in the absence of romantic interests.
According to one ancient chronicler, he was so fond of one of his stallions, Incitatus, that he bestowed myriad riches on the steed, including a marble stall, ivory manger, jewelled collar and even a house.
We've long been fond of one another, but we've never hung out one-on-one or even exchanged phone numbers.
I am quite fond of one video online highlighting the role of
2: Cops are unnaturally fond of one might even say queer about, guns ...
In the episode 14 promo, Nikki and Moniece, who are not necessarily fond of one another but care for Teairra, visit their friend at the rehab facility.
On the contrary, ( as a young journalist) I grew up in a time when Dinka and Nuer were so fond of one another.
and weren't some of us especially fond of one or two of them?