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 has a nose for determining which way the stock market is going to shift.
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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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