Have a head for

Also, have a good or strong head for.
Be able to tolerate, as in Nell has no head for liquor, or Luckily I have a good head for heights. [ Early 1800s ]
Have a mental aptitude for, as in She has a good head for figures and straightened out the statistics in no time. [ Early 1900s ]


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    verb phrase To have a good start on some project, process, in some competition, etc; be well on the way to a goal: She just started, and they already have a leg up on it (1940s+)

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