be (someone's) strong suit

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be (someone's) strong suit

To be something, such as a subject, activity, or field, at which someone is particularly skilled or adept. Working with computers was never my strong suit, so this receptionist position is going to be a real challenge for me. Movie trivia is one of Sam's strong suits, so I think we should ask her to be on our pub quiz team.
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His Strong Suit was the most memorable Royal Ascot winner for me and he has to be favourite on the book.
Bob Waks expressed his strong suit as his business acumen and that Sinton brings superior training skills to the table.
However throwing out would-be base stealers hasn't been his strong suit.
Charlie Marcus is the closest this production has to an expert singer-dancer, but his strong suit is clearly tap.
Although Silvestre's defensive play in left field has improved during the season and he has a strong arm, fielding is not his strong suit.
It's not that I'm reluctant (to use Hershiser in relief), it's that at this time I don't feel it's his strong suit,'' manager Davey Johnson said.