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    katerina.pata is offline Junior Member
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    Default talent x flair

    Dear teachers,
    is there any difference between the words flair and talent? Dictionaries give in both cases the same definition-a natural ability to be good at something.
    Thank you very much. KP

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    Default Re: talent x flair

    Here's how I see the difference:

    She has a flair for good design. (good aptitude, good eye)

    She has a talent for good design.(earned knowledge, experienced)

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    Default Re: talent x flair

    Susiedqq,
    thank you very much for the explanation.
    One is born with flair whereas talent we develop later in our lives..
    Surprising for me, thank you again.
    KP

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