excel in (something)

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excel in (something)

To perform especially well at something. When we were in school, my brother excelled in art, while I was always better at subjects like science and math. Kristy really excels in public speaking.
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You," he said to the First Poet, "excel in Art - take the Apple.
They that desire to excel in too many matters, out of levity and vain glory, are ever envious.
Your ill-judged remarks have made me exceedingly angry, and you are quite mistaken, for I excel in a great many athletic exercises; indeed, so long as I had youth and strength, I was among the first athletes of the age.
The school sitch You're likely to excel in one particular subject--or maybe a sport or other interest--and this could go pretty far in determining your future career choice.
According to Lavin, it's the responsibility of leadership to teach new Sailors what it takes to be successful in this organization and, ultimately, to excel in life.