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second naturenoun [U]

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If something is second nature to you, you are so familiar with it that you can do it easily without needing to think very much about it: I used to hate computers, but using them is second nature to me now.
Translations of “second nature”
in Chinese (Traditional) 第二天性, 習性…
in Russian что-либо естественное, привычное…
in Turkish meleke, kazanılmış yeti…
in Chinese (Simplified) 第二天性, 习性…
in Polish druga natura…
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