Definition of strong suit in English:

strong suit

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  • 1(In bridge) a holding of a number of high cards of one suit in a hand.
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    • The most important signals are discards to indicate to partner which is your own strong suit, and leads to indicate the strength of your trumps.
    • If partner indicated only one strong suit you must begin with your highest card of that suit.
  • 1.1A desirable quality that is particularly prominent in someone’s character or an activity at which they excel: compassion is not Jack’s strong suit
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    • This also tells your partner what your strong suit is so he can play to it.
    • His decision-making was never considered a strong suit, but arm strength always got him by.
    • For Beam at least, lyrical specificity isn't just a strong suit, it's sometimes a saving grace.

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