Definition of take to something like a duck to water in English:

take to something like a duck to water

phrase

  • Take to something very readily.

    ‘he shows every sign of taking to University politics like a duck to water’
    • ‘Donna has been helping out her older brothers since a very young age so she took to it like a duck to water.’
    • ‘It was difficult for the students, but I took to it like a duck to water.’
    • ‘She not only took to it like a duck to water but she went on to become one of the foremost wine professionals in the country.’
    • ‘Helen took to the dance routine like a duck to water.’
    • ‘She had only been playing for a few months and took to it like a duck to water.’
    • ‘‘He's only driven a Carrera Cup car once at Snetterton, but he took to it like a duck to water,’ says Mortimer senior.’
    • ‘He took to it like a duck to water and we have been astonished at his fast progress.’
    • ‘I took to the video recorder like a duck to water.’
    • ‘I've said all along that the long rounds will suit me and I took to them like a duck to water.’
    • ‘‘In those days, there were not many girls doing the pole vault but Kim just took to it like a duck to water,’ he says.’