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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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As for Strong Suit, it's sold in almost 30 high-end retailers around the country, stores like the landmark Boyds in Philadelphia and Beecroft & Bull, a men's specialty store with three locations in Virginia.
On another day, Strong Suit would have perhaps won handsomely, though, as jockey Ryan Moore gave the trailblazing victor far too much rope at the head of affairs.
Safari King Smile Out Giving Tree Sport To Go Hughes will be looking to time his run to perfection and Strong Suit's blend of speed and stamina should mean he can get there right when the prize is being out to land a first Group One success.
Thanks for that Richard, but I still believe Strong Suit can return to the form that saw him victorious in two Group 2s at Goodwood and Newmarket, looking different class TURN TO PAGE TWO Inside today 02 Newmarket 04 Ripon Chester 05 Doncaster 06 Newbury 08 Perth Lingfield 09 Mrkt Rsn Southwell Pontefract 12 Results
What about the owner of Strong Suit - he's a tricky horse and you have to know how to ride him."
But Hannon is in no doubt that Strong Suit (4.15) is the best of his galaxy of twoyear-old stars.
His Strong Suit was the most memorable Royal Ascot winner for me and he has to be favourite on the book.
The Jarvis representative actually looked all over the winner entering the final furlong, but idled in front as Strong Suit hit top gear from a troublesome position.
That form is absolutely rock solid, and whether Richard Hills went too soon or not, there was no disgrace in the result if Strong Suit is even half as good as the Richard Hannon team think he is.
It's not our strong suit, and the discussion is far removed from modern concerns.
Deeply inflected without being maudlin or slipping into current R & B loverman cliches is Edler's strong suit. It's seldom that one gets to hear a performer who actually believes what he's singing, and the result of their collaboration is refreshing and inspiring.
"Its strong suit is that it's extremely powerful for its size," he says.--P.W.
Note that even at the highest levels, the Bush team admits privately that personnel is not their strong suit, with the name Paul O'Neill still tough to forget.
If you're offered an engagement in an area that's not your strong suit, recommend an expert whose qualifications are a better match (see exhibit, page 28).
I saw two deals reported recently that prove math isn't always a buyers strong suit.