He tells The Daily Beast how his win did more than confirm his talent—it made him an international ambassador for Palestine.
And that system is embodied—through marketing as much as talent—by Steve Jobs.
I felt I would rather be judged on my talent and not my looks.
So if you only focus on your party, you are eliminating two thirds of the good ideas and the talent pool.
Mustafa is being judged purely on his talent, his good looks, and yes, his immaculate abs.
What talk from you—you, with your beauty and talent, and money—good heavens!
In one of his arts as in the other he decided that she had talent.
I dont know where she expects to find her talent, sniffed Agnes.
In our performance it was Mounet-Sully, in all the splendour of his talent, who played Hernani.
He was said to have talent, and that was not the one thing needful.
late 13c., "inclination, disposition, will, desire," from Old French talent, from Medieval Latin talenta, plural of talentum "inclination, leaning, will, desire" (1098), in classical Latin "balance, weight, sum of money," from Greek talanton "balance, weight, sum," from PIE *tel-, *tol- "to bear, carry" (see extol).
Originally an ancient unit of weight or money (varying greatly and attested in Old English as talente), the Medieval Latin and common Romanic sense developed from figurative use of the word in the sense of "money." Meaning "special natural ability, aptitude," developed mid-14c., from the parable of the talents in Matt. xxv:14-30. Related: Talented.
of silver contained 3,000 shekels (Ex. 38:25, 26), and was equal to 94 3/7 lbs. avoirdupois. The Greek talent, however, as in the LXX., was only 82 1/4 lbs. It was in the form of a circular mass, as the Hebrew name _kikkar_ denotes. A talent of gold was double the weight of a talent of silver (2 Sam. 12:30). Parable of the talents (Matt. 18:24; 25:15).