triple threat

an expert in three different fields or in three different skills in the same field.
Football. a back who is proficient at running, passing, and punting: The triple threat is a rare find for coaches.

1920–25 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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triple threat

A person who is adept in three areas, as in She's a triple threat on the editorial staffshe can edit, write, and design pages. This term comes from football, where it signifies a player who is good at running, passing, and kicking. [c. 1920] Also see hat trick.

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
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Example sentences
Tourism, transportation and technology made its economy a triple threat.
The triple threat of government debt, poor economic growth and banking
Heath is a triple threat: a great saxophonist, a dynamic composer, and an
  innovative arranger.
Knowledge, attention to detail and a healthy sense of skepticism are a triple
  threat to fight investment fraud.
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