“To fancy” – English slang

To fancy someone

Example sentences from the web:

  • The thing is, you marry a woman you fancy.
  • Did you fancy anyone?
  • No, I do not fancy Miss Pattman and I will not have her disrespected in this way.

Notice that in British English “to fancy” means also “to like something”:

If you both fancy the dress, you’ll just have to share and wear it one after the other.

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