Took her fancy - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
take (one's) fancy (redirected from took her fancy)
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.
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.
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But not everything in the swanky shop took her fancy
, according to a source who said: "Mariah made a big fuss about checking what was and what wasn't real fur.