fancy someone as someone or something


fancy someone as someone or something
fancy someone as someone or something
to imagine that someone were someone else or some particular type of person. •

Can you fancy her as a zookeeper?

I can fancy him as a tall, dark stranger.

I really don't fancy myself as a farmer.


Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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