have a feeling for something

have a feeling for something
have/get/a feeling for something phrase
to have or develop a natural ability to do something

He has no feeling for poetry whatsoever.

Thesaurus: to learn new skills or informationsynonym to become familiar with a new situation or way of livingsynonym
Main entry: feeling

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  • get a feeling for something — have/get/a feeling for something phrase to have or develop a natural ability to do something He has no feeling for poetry whatsoever. Thesaurus: to learn new skills or informationsynonym to become familiar with a new situation or way of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • whet your appetite (for something) — phrase to increase the feeling that you want to have or to do a particular thing a TV programme that will whet people’s appetite for travel Thesaurus: to make someone feel excited, enthusiastic or impressedsynonym Main entry: whet …   Useful english dictionary

  • feeling — [[t]fi͟ːlɪŋ[/t]] ♦♦ feelings 1) N COUNT: usu with supp, oft N of n A feeling is an emotion, such as anger or happiness. It gave me a feeling of satisfaction... Strong feelings of pride welled up in me... I think our main feeling would be of an… …   English dictionary

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  • ready for something — ready for something/ready to do something/ phrase feeling that you must have or must do something We were all ready for a holiday. Thesaurus: ready or about to do somethingsynonym Main entry: ready …   Useful english dictionary

  • feeling — feel|ing1 W1S1 [ˈfi:lıŋ] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(anger/sadness/joy etc)¦ 2¦(way somebody thinks/feels)¦ 3¦(opinion)¦ 4 have/get a feeling (that) 5¦(general attitude)¦ 6¦(heat/cold/pain etc)¦ 7¦(ability to feel)¦ 8¦(effect of a place/book etc)¦ 9 I know the… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • feeling — I UK [ˈfiːlɪŋ] / US [ˈfɪlɪŋ] noun Word forms feeling : singular feeling plural feelings *** Metaphor: When your feelings and emotions are strongly affected by something, you feel as if you have been hit hard, shaken, touched, or injured. The news …   English dictionary

  • feeling — feel|ing1 [ filıŋ ] noun *** 1. ) count an emotional state, for example anger or happiness: feeling of: Parents often experience deep feelings of guilt if their children fail. a ) feelings plural emotions, especially when these are sensitive and… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • feeling — noun 1 sth that you feel/sense ADJECTIVE ▪ strong ▪ overwhelming ▪ Rielle had an overwhelming feeling of guilt. ▪ definite, distinct ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • feeling — /ˈfilɪŋ / (say feeling) noun 1. the function or the power of perceiving by touch; physical sensation not connected with sight, hearing, taste, or smell. 2. a particular sensation of this kind: a feeling of warmth; a feeling of pain; a feeling of… …  

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