the quality, activity, endeavor, etc., in which one excels:
Diligence is his long suit.

(informal) an outstanding advantage, personal quality, or talent
One’s strong point or advantage, as in Organizing has never been Nancy’s long suit. This expression alludes to whist, bridge, and other card games in which holding numerous cards in a single suit may convey a strong advantage. [ c. 1900 ]


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