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knack
British English: /nak/
American English: /næk/

Translation of knack in German:

noun

  • 1 (faculty)
    Talent Neutr.
    have a knack for or of doing something
    das Talent haben, etwas zu tun
    get the knack [of doing something]
    den Bogen rauskriegen[, wie man etwas macht] [informal]
    there's a [real] knack in doing something
    es gehört schon [einiges] Geschick dazu, etwas zu tun
    have lost the knack
    es nicht mehr zustande bringen
    es nicht mehr zustande hinkriegen [informal]
  • 2 (habit)have a knack of doing something
    es [mit seltenem Talent] verstehen, etwas zu tun [ironic]

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