be (someone's) strong suit

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be (someone's) strong suit

To be something, such as 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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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.
The ability to deliver products that are on target, on time and function as specified is their strong suit," noted John Coons, Principal Analyst with Dataquest.
Cutting through bureaucratic red tape is, therefore, one of their strong suits.