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strong point

  

      n   something at which one excels; forte  
tactfulness was never his strong point     
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strong  
      adj   , stronger   , strongest  
1    involving or possessing physical or mental strength  
2    solid or robust in construction; not easily broken or injured  
3    having a resolute will or morally firm and incorruptible character  
4    intense in quality; not faint or feeble  
a strong voice, a strong smell     
5    easily defensible; incontestable or formidable  
6    concentrated; not weak or diluted  
7   
a    postpositive   containing or having a specified number  
a navy 40000 strong     
b    (in combination)  
a 40000-strong navy     
8    having an unpleasantly powerful taste or smell  
9    having an extreme or drastic effect  
strong discipline     
10    emphatic or immoderate  
strong language     
11    convincing, effective, or cogent  
12    (of a colour) having a high degree of saturation or purity; being less saturated than a vivid colour but more so than a moderate colour; produced by a concentrated quantity of colouring agent  
13      (Grammar)  
a    denoting or belonging to a class of verbs, in certain languages including the Germanic languages, whose conjugation shows vowel gradation, as sing, sang, sung  
b    belonging to any part-of-speech class, in any of various languages, whose inflections follow the less regular of two possible patterns  
   Compare       weak       10  
14    (of a wind, current, etc.) moving fast  
15    (of a syllable) accented or stressed  
16    (of an industry, market, currency, securities, etc.) firm in price or characterized by firm or increasing prices  
17    (of certain acids and bases) producing high concentrations of hydrogen or hydroxide ions in aqueous solution  
18      (Irish)   prosperous; well-to-do (esp. in the phrase a strong farmer)  
19    have a strong stomach   not to be prone to nausea  
      adv  
20    Informal   in a strong way; effectively  
going strong     
21    come on strong   to make a forceful or exaggerated impression  
     (Old English strang; related to Old Norse strangr, Middle High German strange, Lettish strans courageous)  
  strongish      adj  
  strongly      adv  
  strongness      n  


strong-arm   Informal  
      n  
1    modifier   relating to or involving physical force or violence  
strong-arm tactics     
      vb  
2    tr   to show violence towards  
strong breeze  
      n     (Meteorol)   a considerable wind of force six on the Beaufort scale, reaching speeds of 25--31 mph  
strong drink  
      n   alcoholic drink  
strong-eye dog  
      n     (N.Z.)   a dog trained to control sheep by its gaze  
strong gale  
      n     (Meteorol)   a strong wind of force nine on the Beaufort scale, reaching speeds of 47--54 mph: capable of causing minor structural damage to buildings  
strong interaction   , force  
      n     (Physics)   an interaction between elementary particles responsible for the forces between nucleons in the nucleus. It operates at distances less than about 10--15 metres, and is about a hundred times more powerful than the electromagnetic interaction,   (Also called)    strong nuclear interaction, force      See       interaction       2  
strong meat  
      n   anything arousing fear, anger, repulsion, etc., except among a tolerant or receptive minority  
some scenes in the film were strong meat     
strong-minded  
      adj   having strength of mind; firm, resolute, and determined  
  strong-mindedly      adv  
  strongmindedness      n  
strong point  
      n   something at which one excels; forte  
tactfulness was never his strong point     
strong waters  
      pl n   an archaic name for alcoholic drink  
strong-willed  
      adj   having strength of will  

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strong point

  
  
advantage, asset, forte, long suit     (informal)   métier, speciality, strength, strong suit  

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strong  
1    athletic, beefy     (informal)   brawny, burly, capable, fighting fit, fit, fit as a fiddle, hale, hardy, healthy, Herculean, lusty, muscular, powerful, robust, sinewy, sound, stalwart, stout, strapping, sturdy, tough, virile  
2    aggressive, brave, courageous, determined, feisty     (informal, chiefly U.S. & Canad.)   firm in spirit, forceful, hard as nails, hard-nosed     (informal)   high-powered, plucky, resilient, resolute, resourceful, self-assertive, steadfast, stouthearted, tenacious, tough, unyielding  
3    acute, dedicated, deep, deep-rooted, eager, fervent, fervid, fierce, firm, intense, keen, severe, staunch, vehement, violent, zealous  
4    clear, clear-cut, cogent, compelling, convincing, distinct, effective, formidable, great, marked, overpowering, persuasive, potent, redoubtable, sound, telling, trenchant, unmistakable, urgent, weighty, well-established, well-founded  
5    Draconian, drastic, extreme, forceful, severe  
6    durable, hard-wearing, heavy-duty, on a firm foundation, reinforced, sturdy, substantial, well-armed, well-built, well-protected  
7    bold, bright, brilliant, dazzling, glaring, loud, stark  
8    biting, concentrated, heady, highly-flavoured, highly-seasoned, hot, intoxicating, piquant, pungent, pure, sharp, spicy, undiluted  
  
Antonyms     
  
1, 2, 3, 4, 5 & 6    characterless, delicate, faint-hearted, feeble, frail, ineffectual, lacking drive, namby-pamby, puny, slight, spineless, timid, unassertive, uncommitted, unimpassioned, weak  
7    dull, insipid, pale, pastel, washed-out  
8    bland, mild, tasteless, vapid, weak  


strong-arm  
      adj   aggressive, bullying, coercive, forceful, high-pressure, terror, terrorizing, threatening, thuggish, violent  
strong-minded     
determined, firm, independent, iron-willed, resolute, strong-willed, unbending, uncompromising  
strong point     
advantage, asset, forte, long suit     (informal)   métier, speciality, strength, strong suit  

Diccionario de inglés sinónimos  

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n.
the point where a minor change turns into a major and irreversible one
[Bus.] E.g. : Some have anticipated that social media would be the tipping point of web marketing.
n.
point of view
In cinema, refers to camera technique (caméra subjective).
exp.
ça ne sert à rien de pleurer ; ce qui est fait est fait ; inutile de se lamenter sur une chose qu'on ne peut pas changer
n.
(british slang) "a strong drink" as in "i need a stiff whisky so pour me a real snorter", or (nautical slang) "a strong wind".
Slang
n.
blend of "brother" and "romance" used to describe a strong friendship between two males.
exp.
get rid of a strong feeling towards something or someone
[Informal] If you have done something wrong, tell him and get it out of your system. After the break up, it took him some while to get her out of his system.
n.
a point in a system that is isolated from other parts of the architecture
[Tech.]
exp.
reach an extreme point or an upper limit; exhaust all options or resources
id.
go mad; become extremely and uncontrollably angry, often to the point of violence
[Slang];[US];[Fam.] Derives from a series of incidents from 1986 onward in which US Postal Service workers shot and killed managers, fellow workers, and members of the police or general public in acts of mass murder.
n.
the diametrically opposite point on Earth's surface for a specific place
n.
Phrase used when someone has brought all the evidences to support his point of view; "I'm done with explanations"
n.
series of concentric, expanding circles caused by ripples in water from a central point
exp.
(about a movie or TV series) reach a point when, due to a unauthentic scene, it loses the appreciation of the public
made popular by "Indiana Jones" whose hero survives an explosion by hiding in a fridge
exp.
expression used to point out that one has to struggle or suffer to achieve his goal
Jason: Damn it! I can't take it anymore. This exercise is killing me! Ray: Yeah but it’ll help you lose weight. Don't you know? No pain, no gain!
id.
avoid the main topic ; discuss a matter without coming to the point ; to not speak directly/frankly/bluntly about the issue
Ex: Please, stop beating around the bush and get to the point! Also: beat about the bush
exp.
worry about something; be concerned about smth. (to the point of not being able to fall asleep)
id.
expression used to point out that one will eventually face the consequences of his own actions
n.
to get so focused on the details or intricacies of something that you miss the big picture or the main point
His book subject is quite good, but he tends to miss the forest for the trees. (tending to get in too much detail and miss the essence).
exp.
used to point out that small problems or unpleasant events can in the end help things get better
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