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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Wayne Hancock: ``Swing Time'' (Bloodshot) He's not called ``The Train'' for nothing as this incendiary blend of honky tonk, Western swing, rockabilly and whatever else strikes his fancy shows.
It is easy to forget that radio has always been in thrall to the top 40, and the notion of the mythic, music-loving DJ who plays whatever strikes his fancy is mostly fiction.
Whenever someone asks me to recommend a tree (or any other type of plant, for that matter), I always encourage the person to take a walk around his neighborhood and see what strikes his fancy.
Rodman has taken tattoos to new lengths, covering most of his visible body parts with the artwork, everything from serpents to sunbursts, motorcycles to whatever else strikes his fancy.