take (one's) fancy

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take (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 takes 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 taking my fancy.
See also: fancy, take

catch/take/tickle somebody’s ˈfancy

(informal) please or attract somebody: Mary seems afraid some other girl will catch Alan’s fancy.She saw that the picture had taken my fancy and insisted on giving it to me as a present.
See also: catch, fancy, take, tickle
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The 26-year-old uses just the contents of her makeup bag and spends one day a week morphing into anyone that takes her fancy.
And as well as developing her writing, recording and performing skills she has created her own magazine (called, reasonably enough, The A*M*E) which reflects her views on music, fashion and anything else that takes her fancy.
After a life of diets and work outs, she's going to spend six weeks lounging around and eating anything that takes her fancy.
She sets off across the garden and down the drive at a cracking pace, only stopping to nibble on the herb garden, the odd dandelion leaf and anything else that takes her fancy.
She'll spend your money, make you suck her toes and then run off with the first bald man who takes her fancy.
She'll spend your money, make you suck her toes, and then run off with the first bald man who takes her fancy.