Definition of “take to sth like a duck to water” - English Dictionary

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“take to sth like a duck to water” in British English

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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.

(Definition of “take to sth like a duck to water” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)