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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His wife, who he refers to as "Herself' in her column in the Dispatch keeps readers abreast of the "what's-what" of the Supica family's adventures, general gossip of note, legends, lore and general ephus about whatever strikes her fancy at the moment.
Mag relies on radio and television to connect her to the world, and language is a constant source of fascination; when she hears a word that strikes her fancy, she turns it over in her mouth a couple of times before spitting it back out.
Using a wide variety of media to express herself, from paint to sculpture to jewelry and furniture designs, and anything else that strikes her fancy, Birenbroodspot carries these classical images into the 21st century.
One of the pleasures here is that Varda is not averse to taking detours from the main topic if something strikes her fancy.