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    take fancy

    Hi

    If I say that a book "took my fancy" does it mean that I became interested in it?

    Can I, in the same way, say that: That car took my fancy (meaning that I like it), that girl took my fancy etc.

    thanks

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    Re: take fancy

    Quote Originally Posted by GUEST2008 View Post
    Hi

    If I say that a book "took my fancy" does it mean that I became interested in it?

    Can I, in the same way, say that: That car took my fancy (meaning that I like it), that girl took my fancy etc.

    thanks
    Yes, when we say that something "takes our fancy" it means that we like the look of it, it appeals to us.

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