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An example use of fancy in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… which one do you fancy it's called the …”
Fancy means to be attracted to someone or something because of their appearance or qualities.
the word fancy occurs in english on average 23 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.
it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that fancy can be often used in the following areas:
1) people, society, and culture;