take to sth like a duck to water Definition in British English Dictionary
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take to sth like a duck to water

informal
to discover when you start to do something for the first time that you have a natural ability to do it: He took to fatherhood like a duck to water.
Translations of “take to sth like a duck to water”
in Chinese (Traditional) 自然而然地做起…來,天生就會做……
in Chinese (Simplified) 自然而然地做起…来,天生就会做……
(Definition of take to sth like a duck to water from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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