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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From eye-catchy slogans to ultra-intricate patterns - pick knits that strike your fancy and stay fashionably warm.
If this doesn't strike your fancy, there are a few fishing piers in our area that for a minimal charge will give you opportunity to fish for Spanish and king mackerel, bluefish, jacks, blue runners, barracudas, pompano, snook, tarpon and snapper.
Which is to say, if none of these other options strike your fancy, and you insist upon plunging yourself into a body of water that is rushing through town at 2,554 cubic feet-per-second, be careful.
Never, ever visit Tower Hill without a notebook to record the names of plants that strike your fancy.
If dance doesn't strike your fancy, martial arts are a great way to strengthen your body and calm your mind.
Imagine pulling into the driveway of a random house during the day on a weekend, nonchalantly taking whatever items strike your fancy, and then trying to convince an outraged homeowner who has caught you that it's all just a misunderstanding.
There are plenty of good-quality choices around - so pick the ones that strike your fancy.
Collect samples of your competition's private-label packages of other designs that strike your fancy.
Trust your eye: Buy the beads that strike your fancy.
Use vanilla or chocolate cookie crumbs, a variety of liquors or liqueurs and other ingredients that strike your fancy.
Make your own designer version by adding whatever chopped meats, cheeses and vegetables strike your fancy.
If you find any of the salsas too tame, add zip with a little ground cumin, ground chile powder, chipotle chiles or whatever other seasonings strike your fancy.
Use duck, egg, bunny or whatever cookie cutter shapes strike your fancy.
First of all, establish a good relationship with a neighborhood nursery, which should be able to special order many plants that strike your fancy but are not regularly brought in.
If lighter sweets strike your fancy, consider serving a lovely, springtime Fluffy Lemon Fruit Pie, with a graham cracker pie crust and layers of cherry pie filling, lemon filling (made with a pudding mix) and whipped topping.