talent


talent
01. Sue's daughter has a lot of [talent]; I'm sure she will become a professional actress some day.
02. As well as being a successful actor, Clint Eastwood is a [talented] director.
03. In the competitive music industry, [talent] is not enough; you must also be able to sell yourself.
04. Jessica's children have both inherited her [talent] as an artist.
05. Marie is an extremely [talented] piano player.
06. Those kids have a real [talent] for bothering all their neighbors.
07. Her artistic [talent] showed itself at an early age in her drawings of animals, which were extremely sophisticated for a child of 6.
08. Barry has a real [talent] for annoying people at our staff meetings.
09. The closest Mandarin equivalent to the English word 'intelligent' is a Chinese character that means good brain and [talented].
10. Ellie's wonderful musical [talents] are being wasted while she works as a waitress.
11. Mitch's [talent] for hockey was obvious from a very early age.
12. These [talentless] young people who play their drums on the street every day are driving me crazy.
13. Basketball great Charles Barkley once said that in sports, the best thing to do is to relax, and let your [talent] do the work.
14. Norman Augustine once remarked that motivation will almost always beat mere [talent].
15. There is a Saudi Arabian proverb which observes that [talent] without skill is like a desert without an oasis.

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  • Talent — Talent …   Deutsch Wörterbuch

  • talent — [ talɑ̃ ] n. m. • talant « état d esprit » 980; lat. talentum, gr. talanton « plateau de balance » I ♦ (1170) Antiq. Poids de 20 à 27 kg, dans la Grèce antique. ♢ Par ext. Monnaie de compte équivalant à un talent d or ou d argent. La parabole des …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Talent — may refer to: *Talent, a personal gift/skill *A show business personality or group of them *Tarento, the Japanese pronunciation of the word; a variety entertainment personality in Japan *Talent agent, a person who finds jobs for actors, musicians …   Wikipedia

  • talent — TALENT. s. m. Certaine quantité, certain poids d or ou d argent, qui estoit different selon les differents pays où l on s en servoit anciennement. Talent Attique. talent Babylonien. talent d or. talent d argent. grand talent. petit talent. il mit …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • talent — TALÉNT, talente, s.n. Aptitudine, înclinare înnăscută într un anumit domeniu; capacitate deosebită, înnăscută sau dobândită, într o ramură de activitate, care favorizează o activitate creatoare. ♢ loc. adj. De talent = talentat. ♦ Persoană… …   Dicționar Român

  • Talent — steht für: eine antike Währungs und Gewichtseinheit, siehe Talent (Währung) im übertragenen Sinn eine überdurchschnittliche Begabung einen Fluss in der Schweiz, siehe Talent (Fluss) zwei Eisenbahn Triebwagen für den Nahverkehr, siehe Bombardier… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • talent — I {{/stl 13}}{{stl 8}}rz. mnż I, D. u, Mc. talentncie {{/stl 8}}{{stl 20}} {{/stl 20}}{{stl 12}}1. {{/stl 12}}{{stl 7}} szczególne, wybitne uzdolnienie w jakimś kierunku, predyspozycje, zdolności : {{/stl 7}}{{stl 10}}Talent artystyczny, malarski …   Langenscheidt Polski wyjaśnień

  • talent — UK US /ˈtælənt/ noun [C or U] ► a natural skill or ability: »The successful candidate will have both talent and drive. »The company benefited from her expertise and talents in sales. a talent for sth »He had a great talent for business. ► HR a… …   Financial and business terms

  • Talent — Sn std. (17. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus frz. talent m., dieses aus l. talentum, das wie gr. tálanton eine Gewichtseinheit bezeichnet, eigentlich Waage , zu gr. tlẽnai aufheben, tragen, wägen (dulden). (Eine frühere, vereinzelte Entlehnung… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • talent — [tal′ənt] n. [ME < OE talente < L talentum, a coin, orig., unit of weight < Gr talanton, a unit of money, weight, orig., a balance < IE base * tel , to lift up, weigh, bear > TOLERATE: senses 2 4 from the parable of the talents… …   English World dictionary

  • Talent — Tal ent, n. [F., fr. L. talentum a talent (in sense 1), Gr. ? a balance, anything weighed, a definite weight, a talent; akin to ? to bear, endure, ?, L. tolerare, tollere, to lift up, sustain, endure. See {Thole}, v. t., {Tolerate}.] 1. Among the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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