To be gifted

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Definition

to be gifted (in/at doing something): to be good, talented, skilled, proficient (at doing something)
idiom
Icarus is very gifted with numbers. Give him any two numbers and he can multiply them in seconds.
Bruno is gifted at negotiating, the police once stopped him for speeding and Bruno left with a cup of coffee and without a ticket.

Examples

  • "Icarus is a seriously awkward human being with some bizarre compulsive disorders, but he is quite gifted with numbers."
  • "Because the problem has persisted, I asked a friend of mine, who is very gifted with computers, if there was anything he could do."

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