suit (one's) fancy

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suit (one's) fancy

To satisfy or be in line with one's tastes, preferences, interests, or desires. A trip up into the mountains would really suit my fancy. These people have so much money that they just spend their time doing whatever suits their fancies. I'm going to shopping for an outfit that will suit my fancy.
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suit someone's fancy

to appeal to someone's imagination, fantasy, or preferences. Does this handbag suit your fancy, or would you prefer something larger? I think a big bowl of ice cream would suit my fancy quite nicely.
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If this does not suit his fancy then head next door to Sun, Sand and Sport because it has an amazing 50 per cent off sale and carries everything for the sports enthusiast.
That is, he believes the totality of the deposit of the divine and Catholic faith (not the portions of it that suit his fancy, as though he were in an a la carte line), including the teachings of the Magisterium.
Haydon's dogged persistence, his commitment to an isolated path, and his reordering of the world to suit his fancy becomes a reaffirmation of the significance of the entire practice of artmaking.