English version

a genius for (doing) something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englisha genius for (doing) somethinga genius for (doing) somethingGOOD ATspecial skill at doing something 🔊 That woman has a genius for organization. 🔊 Warhol’s genius for publicity genius
Examples from the Corpus
a genius for (doing) somethingThe Clinton staff developed a genius for tapping into the emotions and aspirations of a winning number of voters.Jobs had a genius for building group identity.Mat had a genius for sensitivity.I recall one private who had a genius for drawing...He has a genius for conducting but he doesn't enjoy doing it.Mr Havel, who has a genius for pinpointing the absurd, smiled gently and sipped at some mineral water.Woosnam has a genius for golf that Teravainen lacks, or at least has not yet developed.Joan was discovered to have a genius for turning an ancient block of stone into a home.
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