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.
See also: have, nose

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.
See also: have, nose, something
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