Examples of talent in a Sentence
a singer with an enormous amount of talent
I have no musical talent.
Her artistic talent has been obvious ever since she was a child.
They sang a duet in the talent show .
She has a job that makes the most of her talents.
His experience, skills, and talents make him perfectly suited for the job.
There are many good players on the team, but she's a special talent.
The company has hired some expensive legal talent for the trial.
The team has recruited some of the best talent around.
The company is doing a talent search to find the right person for the job.
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Rudy is a worthy winner, and his story of being lost to racing, then rediscovering his passion through gaming and having his talent recognised by an F1 team is almost a fairytale.
Kenneth Branagh, Steve Coogan and Anna Friel were among the winners on a strong night for British talent.
Dele Alli and Harry Kane were flying the flag for young English talent in the Champions League this week, inspiring a Tottenham side slowly emerging as a European force to a 3-1 victory over back-to-back reigning champions Real Madrid at Wembley.
Competition for talent is also ferocious, with contest veterans vying against each other for recruits, funding and partnerships.
Kamara organizes career talks with successful women in schools, encourages girls to do extracurricular activities and helps them figure out how to make use of their talents.
In 1947, Clarence and his classmate, Ivan C. Frederickson, Lucille’s brother, combined their talents and established the Hollywood Animal Hospital.
And a case in point of his something-for-everyone talents is exemplified in patterned shirt that takes a design that could be clownish in less capable hands (in this case polka dots) and blows it out (and up).
Major employers such as General Electric Co. and Aetna Inc. have opted to leave the state for major metro areas in Boston and New York to hunt for young talent.
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Origin and Etymology of talent
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
Synonymsaptitude, bent, endowment, faculty, flair, genius, gift, head, knack
Related Wordsaffinity, bias, disposition, habitude, impulse, inclination, leaning, partiality, penchant, predilection, predisposition, proclivity, propensity, tendency, turn; ear, eye, mind, nose; feel, hang, instinct, touch, way; capability, competence, facility, proficiency, skill; capacity, potential, power; forte, specialism, speciality, specialty
Near Antonymsdisability, handicap, inability, incapacity; shortcoming, weakness
Synonym Discussion of talent
- the gift of singing beautifully
- a faculty for remembering names
- a mechanical aptitude
- a family with an artistic bent
- has enough talent to succeed
- has no great genius for poetry
- the knack of getting along
TALENT Defined for English Language Learners
TALENT Defined for Kids
Definition of talent for Students
- … Toby had a special talent for getting people off the hook by making the teacher laugh.
- —Zilpha Keatley Snyder, The Egypt Game
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