Definition of take or catch someone's fancy in English:

take (or catch) someone's fancy

Appeal to someone: she’ll grab any toy that takes her fancy
More example sentences
  • He caught on film whatever took his fancy, but more than the glamorous and opulent face of Europe, it was her ordinary, earthy face that attracted him.
  • Levin used to have a near daily column where he wrote about whatever took his fancy: politics, opera or whatever.
  • She just happened to be the one who took his fancy - and even that said something about him.
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Pronunciation: ˈflipənt
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not showing a serious or respectful attitude