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strong point

A subject, activity, or field at which one is particularly skilled or adept, or one's foremost virtue. Working with computers has never been my strong point, so this position is going to be a real challenge for me. Patience is Sam's strong point. I've never seen him lose his temper.
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strong point

Also, strong suit. An area in which someone or something excels, as in That beautiful lobby is the building's strong point, or Writing is her strong suit. The first term was first recorded in 1840; the variant alludes to various card games, in which it signifies the suit with the highest or most cards.
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Young pilgrims from around the world will share in various cultural activities in the dioceses, already considered to be one of the strong points of World Youth Day wherever they are held," the statement continues.
These strong points render the book's shortcomings all the more unfortunate.
The "Introduction" is one of the strong points of this collection of essays.
Overall, two strong points of the book emerge: 1) a total of 37 excellent tips with examples spread throughout the book involving officers in court and 2) two appendices on cross-examinations that provide insight to officers and other witnesses as to what they may expect at a trial.
Moral dilemmas aside, Pelecanos is an excelent writer, Plot, action, and characterization ire strong points and embellished by Allen's superb narration, One senses both the author and narrator know this world where "cool" is king.