take to (something or someone) like a duck (takes) to water

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Definition of take to (something or someone) like a duck (takes) to water

informal
: to learn (do something) very quickly or easily : to like (something or someone) immediately She took to dancing like a duck (takes) to water. He took to her like a duck to water.

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“Take to (something or someone) like a duck (takes) to water.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/take%20to%20%28something%20or%20someone%29%20like%20a%20duck%20%28takes%29%20to%20water. Accessed 4 Aug. 2020.

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