have a gift for

have a gift for (doing something)

To be talented or skilled at doing some specific thing. Rachel really has a gift for drawing—have you seen her latest piece? I had no idea Charlie had such a gift for acting!
See also: gift, have

have a gift for (doing) something

Fig. to have a natural talent for doing something. Tony has a gift for writing short stories. Sharon has a gift for dealing with animals.
See also: gift, have