duck to water

Duck to water
If you take to something like a duck to water, you find when you start that you have a natural affinity for it.

The small dictionary of idiomes. 2014.

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  • duck to water —    If you take to something like a duck to water, you find when you start that you have a natural affinity for it.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • Duck to water —   If you take to something like a duck to water, you find when you start that you have a natural affinity for it …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • like a duck to water — informal : very quickly or easily She took to dancing like a duck (takes) to water. [=she learned to dance very quickly and easily] He took to her like a duck to water. [=he liked her immediately] • • • Main Entry: ↑duck like a duck to water see… …   Useful english dictionary

  • take to something like a duck to water — phrase to learn a new activity very easily, as if you have been doing it for a very long time She’d never snowboarded before, but she took to it like a duck to water. Thesaurus: to learn new skills or informationsynonym Main entry: duck * * *… …   Useful english dictionary

  • take to something like a duck to water — take to (something) like a duck to water to learn how to do something very quickly and to enjoy doing it. Sue just took to motherhood like a duck to water. He s taken to his new school like a duck to water …   New idioms dictionary

  • take to like a duck to water — take to (something) like a duck to water to learn how to do something very quickly and to enjoy doing it. Sue just took to motherhood like a duck to water. He s taken to his new school like a duck to water …   New idioms dictionary

  • take to something like a duck to water —    If you take to something like a duck to water, you do it naturally and easily, without fear or hesitation.     When Sophie first tried skiing, she took to it like a duck to water …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • like a duck to water — If someone has a natural talent for something and enjoys it, they take to it like a duck to water …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • (take to something) like a duck to water — (take to sth) like a ˌduck to ˈwater idiom (to become used to sth) very easily, without any problems or fears • She has taken to teaching like a duck to water. Main entry: ↑duckidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • like a duck to water —    If someone has a natural talent for something and enjoys it, they take to it like a duck to water.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

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