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.
See also: fancy, suit

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.
See also: fancy, suit
References in classic literature ?
"He sings too much to suit my fancy," was Davis's way of putting it, thereby unwittingly giving the clue to what Collins had vainly sought, and which Collins as unwittingly failed to grasp.