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strong suit

noun
1.
Bridge. a long suit that contains high cards.
2.
Also called strong point. one's most highly developed characteristic, talent, or skill; forte:
Patience is not his strong suit.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65
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Examples from the web for strong suit
  • Also, some pretty pictures if that is your strong suit.
  • If you're teaching now and in fact it's not your strong suit, take advantage of campus resources to help you improve.
  • Although obviously writing is also not your strong suit.
  • But then again, logic was never a strong suit of those attempting to reinforce white hegemony.
  • Freeman's strong suit is supposed to be original, contrarian thinking on foreign affairs.
  • Much of her speech was devoted to energy policy, her strong suit in a potential presidential run.
  • But personal relationships, and indeed personality, aren't his strong suit.
  • Reading comprehension is not your strong suit either.
  • Imagination has never been the strong suit of the vast network bureaucracies.
  • Exit is more powerful than voice if voice is not your strong suit.
Idioms and Phrases with strong suit

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