That's his Second Nature

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HSS

Senior Member
Standard Japanese, Sendaian Japanese
When you point to someone's behavior as second nature, could you say, "That's his second nature" besides "That's second nature to him"?

Hiro
 
  • timpeac

    Senior Member
    English (England)
    "That's second nature to him" sounds the more idiomatic of the two, to my ears,
    I agree.

    "That's his second nature" doesn't sound idiomatic to me - and if I heard it I would guess that they meant "this is another side to his personality that we don't get to see very often".
     
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