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have an ear for sth

C1 If someone has an ear for music or languages, they are good at hearing, repeating, and understanding these sounds: She's never had much of an ear for languages.
Translations of “have an ear for sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 擅長學習(音樂或語言),對…一聽就會…
in Chinese (Simplified) 擅长学习(音乐或语言),对…一听就会…
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