strong suit


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strong suit

n.
1. A quality, activity, or skill in which a person excels: Foreign policy was the president's strong suit.
2. In any of various card games, a long suit that contains high cards.

strong′ suit`


n.
1. Bridge. a long suit that contains high cards.
2. one's most highly developed characteristic, talent, or skill; forte: Patience is not his strong suit.
[1860–65]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.strong suit - a long suit including high cards
long suit - in a hand, the suit having the most cards
bridge hand - the cards held in a game of bridge
2.strong suit - an asset of special worth or utilitystrong suit - an asset of special worth or utility; "cooking is his forte"
asset, plus - a useful or valuable quality
green fingers, green thumb - a special ability to make plants grow

strong suit

noun
Something at which a person excels:
Slang: bag, thing.
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