The British Idiom – Like a duck to water
Definition of Like a duck to water
If you start doing something new and find that you’re very good at it and it doesn’t take a lot of effort, we would say that you’ve taken to it like a duck to water.
Examples of Usage of Like a duck to water
When I first came up with the idea of going skiing I was a little nervous, but I needn’t have worried because I took to it like a duck to water and was soon flying down the slopes. It’s a shame I broke my leg on the second day. I knew that I was going to enjoy being an English teacher the first day I walked into a classroom. Far from being nervous, I actually took to teaching like a duck to water.
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