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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Your job is to select what combination strikes your fancy the most.
You can finally use those empty sardine or jam bottles that just add to your carbon footprint by painting them in the metallic color that strikes your fancy.
A candlelit dinner, talking to your neighbours, stargazing, camping and playing board games are just some of the suggestions on the event's website and you are free to do whatever else strikes your fancy.
You could meet someone who strikes your fancy at a congenial evening gathering.
Whatever your style sensibility or watch preferences, youre bound to find something that strikes your fancy.
Wander throughout our many elegant displays and showroom samples and see what strikes your fancy.
Clear ornaments can be filled with whatever strikes your fancy -- Urban Outfitters has sets of four.
Whatever strikes your fancy, most Americans are not even aware that President Obama has officially declared April as National Financial Literacy month.
The Blue restaurant is the first of its kind in Egypt: A "no-menu menu" restaurant that serves whatever you wish to eat, whatever strikes your fancy (pardon the delicious yet appropriate pun) out of the blue.
Centered upon a man devoted to all manner of things that are close to becoming obsolete or extinct, Scottish-born writer-director Diane Bell's debut feature is the cinematic equivalent of a one-of-a-kind object you might find in curiosity shop--it might be impossible to determine its true worth, but if it strikes your fancy, you'll snap it up.
Try a grasshopper pie (with mint chocolate chip ice cream topped with a chocolate lattice design and whipped cream), an M&M candies pie or whatever else strikes your fancy for a refreshing take on the theme.
CREATIVE COLLAGE Collect pieces of newspaper and magazine photos of textures, and apply India ink to the surface of some papers, or make rubbings on newsprint or printer paper--whatever strikes your fancy.
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If you arrive alone but never have any trouble chatting up anyone who strikes your fancy, you'll make countless new friends and will probably sign up for your next cruise before you leave the boat.