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.
Recent Examples of talent from the Web
His poise and the talent surrounding him have raised expectations for the Redhawks.
But eye-popping numbers weren’t required to identify Hill as a top-notch talent.
Western Illinois: Receiver Lance Lenoir, a Crete-Monee product and the school's all-time leader in receptions, yards and touchdowns, is battling to make the Cowboys roster, but there's plenty of remaining high-level talent in Macomb.
Channing's acting talents are always unparalleled, of course, but what's especially impressive about his turn in Logan Lucky is his ability to make work overalls and unwashed camo shorts look hot.
The film says a lot about her talent, and more about the future of women on screen The scene people are talking about in Atomic Blonde comes about two-thirds of the way through the picture.
Personnel: Other than Alabama and perhaps LSU, no team in the SEC has more top to bottom talent than the Bulldogs.
Alexander Sr. had previously coached at CSKA Moscow, one of the Soviet Union’s training centers for elite talent.
That means either senior Jack Bracewell or junior Radomir Premovic — or a combination of the two — will have to hold down the fort until Thomas, a five-tool talent in the outfield, returns.
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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
Definition of talent for English Language Learners
: a special ability that allows someone to do something well
: a person or group of people with a special ability to do something well : a talented person or group
: people who are sexually attractive
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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