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 ?
Why, because my brother Quashy is ignorant and weak, and I am intelligent and strong,--because I know how, and can do it,--therefore, I may steal all he has, keep it, and give him only such and so much as suits my fancy. Whatever is too hard, too dirty, too disagreeable, for me, I may set Quashy to doing.