Translation of knack in Spanish:

knack

Pronunciation /næk//nak/

noun

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    there's a knack to making omelettes hacer tortillas tiene su chiste Mexico
    • I'll never get the knack of this! ¡nunca le voy a agarrar la onda a esto!
    • he has the knack of explaining things simply tiene el don de saber explicarse con sencillez
    • he has a / the knack of disappearing when he's needed siempre se las arregla para desaparecer cuando uno lo necesita
    • she has a knack of / for getting into trouble tiene una habilidad especial para meterse en líos
    • He has the knack of sharing information in a readable and entertaining way, so that the subject does not seem too technical and boring.
    • And he proved that he hadn't lost his knack for charming his audience.
    • He also has the rare knack for getting the players around him to lift their game.
    • My father had a knack for making a total stranger feel very comfortable in his presence.
    • He has a real knack for picking projects that are a little off the beaten track, but guaranteed to be interesting.
    • Graham Greene has an uncanny knack for keeping his readers on the edge of their seats.
    • Postle has a knack for combining slapstick comedy and pathos, which is very effective in this instance.
    • What sets him apart is his knack for storytelling and his sense of humour.
    • He had always had an uncanny knack for seeing things before they actually happened.
    • To say that he has a knack for being at the right place at the right time would be an understatement.
    • He found work as a freelance consultant for engineering companies and soon discovered he had a knack for it.
    • The actor Ian Ogilvy's debut novel shows that he has a knack for writing for children.
    • She had a knack for teaching people how to enjoy the simple things in life.
    • According to sports analyst Greg Gumbel, Harris has " a real knack for the game".
    • During this campaign he displayed one of his greatest skills, the knack of surrounding himself with the right people.
    • Conducting is a special knack and I discovered that I possessed it.
    • The band certainly have a knack for writing melodies that seem like newly discovered classics.
    • Moreover, he's got a happy knack of presenting complex ideas in an accessible, engaging and entertaining way.
    • However, it's also difficult and time-consuming, and it takes a special knack which few scientists have.
    • Her voice is immensely beautiful and can lift you out of a blue mood, but more importantly, she has the knack of making you empathize with her subject matter.