Playing to our strengths - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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play to (one's) strengths
To focus one's energy and effort on that which one is skilled in or passionate about; to put someone in a position that allows them to perform to the best of their natural abilities or skill sets. After his disappointing Western-themed family drama, it's nice to see the director once again playing to her strengths with a film grounded in humor and wit. We're going to have everyone try out the different positions on the field so we can find a role that plays to everyone's strengths.
play to your ˈstrengths give your attention and effort to things that you do well; give somebody the opportunity to do this: Each member of the team should have a task that plays to their strengths.
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This sale, as with previous divestments, is consistent with our strategy of playing to our strengths
as a company and positioning us for long-term growth.
By playing to our strengths
, we believe we can be even more successful going forward.