take to (something) like a duck to water

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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 piano lessons, but he's taken to it like a duck to water.
See also: duck, like, take, water