Translation of knack in Spanish:

knack

Pronunciation: /næk/

n

  • there's a knack to making omelettes hacer tortillas tiene su truco or (Mexico/México) su chiste I'll never get the knack of this! ¡nunca le voy a agarrar la onda (Latin America/América Latina) [colloquial/familiar] or (Spain/España) coger el tranquillo a esto! he has the knack of explaining things simply tiene el don de saber explicarse con sencillez he has a o the knack of disappearing when he's needed siempre se las arregla para desaparecer cuando uno lo necesita she has a knack of o for getting into trouble tiene una habilidad especial para meterse en líos
    More example 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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