take to something like a duck to water

take to (something) like a duck to water

To adapt to or learn something very quickly and naturally, as if it were innate. The phrase also often implies a sense of enjoyment. Sarah took to her bike like a duck to water. She was born to ride. I wasn't sure if he'd like playing the piano, but he's taken to it like a duck to water.
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take to something like a duck to water

If you take to something like a duck to water, you find it very easy to do. He took to acting like a duck to water. Gilbey became a salesman for BMW. He took to it like a duck to water, quickly becoming Car Salesman of the Year.
See also: duck, like, something, take, water

take to something like a duck to water

take to something very readily.
1960 C. Day Lewis Buried Day I had taken to vice like a duck to water, but it ran off me like water from a duck's back.
See also: duck, like, something, take, water