- there's a knack to making omeletteshacer tortillas tiene su trucohacer tortillas tiene su chiste (Mexico)I'll never get the knack of this!¡nunca le voy a agarrar la onda a esto! (Latin America) [colloquial]¡nunca le voy a coger el tranquillo a esto! (Spain)he has the knack of explaining things simplytiene el don de saber explicarse con sencillezhe has a or the knack of disappearing when he's neededsiempre se las arregla para desaparecer cuando uno lo necesitashe has a knack of or for getting into troubletiene una habilidad especial para meterse en líosExample sentences
- He found work as a freelance consultant for engineering companies and soon discovered he had a knack for it.
- During this campaign he displayed one of his greatest skills, the knack of surrounding himself with the right people.
- Postle has a knack for combining slapstick comedy and pathos, which is very effective in this instance.
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