have a nose for (something)

have a nose for (something)

To have an intuitive ability to detect or excel at something. I've always been able to learn languages easily. I guess I just have a nose for it. He's got a real nose for determining which way the stock markets are going to shift.
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have a nose for something

Fig. to have the ability to sense or find something, such as news, trouble, gossip, etc. She really has a nose for news. She's a good reporter. Fred has a nose for gossip.
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have a nose for

have an instinctive talent for detecting (something).
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have a ˈnose for something

(informal) have a natural ability in finding or recognizing something: Don’t worry about your money, he’ll invest it wisely. He’s got a nose for that sort of thing.She seems to have a nose for good restaurants.
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