strong on


: very good at (something)
The author is not strong on characterization.
: containing a lot of (something)
The explanation was strong on detail.

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Hytner has always been strong on physical staging. David Benedict, Variety, 14 Mar. 2023 Momentum is quickly increasing for the Wisconsin Legislature to move many — if not all — public schools in the state to greater use of reading instruction that is strong on the use of phonics. Alan Borsuk, Journal Sentinel, 28 Feb. 2023 Broome scored nine of Auburn’s first 11 points against Kentucky and helped force two early shot-clock violations against the Wildcats, as the Tigers started strong on the road. Tom Green |, al, 25 Feb. 2023 The fumes in the area were strong on Saturday, Velez said. Andrea Salcedo, Washington Post, 4 Feb. 2023 The Browns have also been strong on third and fourth downs. Dan Labbe, cleveland, 17 Dec. 2022 Yet for Lamb, not finishing the game strong on the offensive side was the biggest disappointment. Dallas News, 13 Nov. 2022 But Larson has been strong on intermediate speedways, which make up half of the playoff schedule. Jenna Fryer, Orlando Sentinel, 1 Sep. 2022 And South Dakota has been strong on that argument. ABC News, 26 June 2022 See More

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“Strong on.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Jun. 2023.

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