avoir envie de « do you fancy a cup of tea? »« I fancy an ice cream »« do you fancy going to see a movie sometime? » plaire « he fancies her » = elle lui plaît. de luxe, huppé, chic (=swiwh) « I have eaten in every fancy restaurant in this town »« they sent me to a fancy private school. » fantaisie,imagination « is it fact or fancy? » Est-ce réel ou imaginaire? « He paints whatever his fancy suggests. » to have a fancy (that) = avoir l'idée que « I have a slight fancy that the trophy will stay in Scotland this time. » croire « he fancied that he saw a shadow pass close to the window. » a passing fancy = un caprice « She did not suspect that his interest was just a passing fancy. » a childhood fancy = un rêve d'enfance « It was just a childhood fancy »« I had a childhood fancy that I would one day be famous. » to take a fancy to [+person] se prendre d'affection pour to take sb's fancy, to catch sb's fancy = plaire à qn « He bought a vase that had taken his fancy. »« It took my fancy »= ça m'a plu.