take a shine to somebody/something

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take a shine to

take a fancy to; develop a liking for. informal
See also: shine, take

take a ˈshine to somebody/something

(informal) begin to like somebody/something as soon as you see/meet them/it: I think you’ll get the job — they seemed to take quite a shine to you.

take a shine to

Informal
To like spontaneously.
See also: shine, take