strike (one's) fancy

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strike (one's) fancy

To be appealing or pleasant to one; to be intriguing or of interest to one. A: "Do you want to go to a movie later on?" B: "I don't know, there's nothing that really strikes 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 striking my fancy.
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strike someone's fancy

to appeal to someone. I'll have some ice cream, please. Chocolate strikes my fancy right now. Why don't you go to the store and buy a CD that strikes your fancy?
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Perhaps some of the more depraved members of The Valleys gang would strike her fancy? Or maybe she would enjoy watching the messy parties at the Geordie Shore house?
June has her own understanding of God, and much of her narrative is a telling of the Bible stories that strike her fancy. She is mostly fascinated by how much jealousy and deception are in the stories--from Cain murdering his brother, to Jacob and Rebecca deceiving Isaac to steal Esau's birthright, to the "greatest deception" of all, Judas betraying Jesus.