be great at


: to do (something) very well
My brother is great at (playing) golf.

Examples of be great at in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Auburn is going to be great at running the ball, and maybe the best in the SEC. Joseph Goodman |, al, 23 Aug. 2023 It's also proved to be great at baking in our baking pan tests and pie pan tests. Nicole Papantoniou, Good Housekeeping, 1 June 2023 And some, ideally, will be great at responding to variants that don’t even exist yet. Wired, 28 July 2022 Lillard should still be great at that age, but inevitably, there will come a day when his price tag and diminishing talents will become detrimental to the franchise if the Blazers clearly have no chance to contend with him on the roster. oregonlive, 13 Aug. 2020 Pixsy has created a map with some of the best stargazing locations around the world, as well as tips on how to be great at astrophotography. Layla McMurtrie, Detroit Free Press, 11 Aug. 2022 According to Bixler, the reference platform also helps level the playing field for job candidates who are very hard workers but who might not be great at interviewing. Marybeth Gasman, Forbes, 11 July 2022 And even if the jokes are somehow grade-A stand-up material, there’s still the matter of them being delivered by actors who may be great at comedy within scenes, but not at the specific demands of standing at the mic. Alan Sepinwall, Rolling Stone, 12 May 2021 Today’s first-level leaders are required to be great at translating strategy, setting context, creating culture, inspiring their teams and looking after their well-being, managing the varying social and political differences on the team and so forth. Paul Walker, Forbes, 6 Jan. 2023 See More

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“Be great at.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Sep. 2023.

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