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strong suit

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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Overcoming difficult construction challenges, long one of its strong suits, is the reason why the trophy case at New York-based Plaza Construction Corporation is a liffle more crowded these days.
To win these customers means competing on quality, cost and speedy new vehicle launches, Unfortunately, these are not the strong suits of the Big Three.
This momentum may significantly affect the paper industry, it is fortunate, therefore, that two strong suits of the forest products industry--biomass energy production and carbon sequestration-are almost universally viewed as important C[O.sub.2] control strategies.
Subtlety and nuance are not his strong suits, but Signorile is right on target in his denunciation of the closet and the forces that keep it closed.
Cutting through bureaucratic red tape is, therefore, one of their strong suits.