have a hidden talent

have a hidden talent

To have a particular skill or ability that few people know one possesses. Come on, just tell me—what's your hidden talent? Well, I do have one hidden talent—I can tie a cherry stem into a knot with my tongue!
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have a hidden talent

 and have hidden talents
Fig. to have talents or skills that no one knows about. Wow, Perry! I didn't know you had so many hidden talents.
See also: have, hidden, talent
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Channel 4, Tuesday, Tuesday, 9pm Do you have a hidden talent, and if so, do you want it to be revealed to the world?