Like a duck to water 如鱼得水

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Image caption Ye Shiwen wins gold for China in the London 2012 400m swimming event. The 16-year-old also broke the world record. Photo: David Gray.


如果你被形容為 take to something like duck to water, 意思就是在你第一次嘗試做某件事情時發現自己非常上手,做得很棒。


He took to golf like a duck to water. He'd never played before but hit a hole in one!

Kate never seemed like the mothering type but when her daughter was born she took to it like a duck to water. She was a real natural!


另一個短語 a sitting duck 意思是容易成為被攻擊的目標。

Example: The soldiers were left exposed on the hill. They really were sitting ducks for the enemy.