special skill

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See: specialty
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For once, and perhaps for the only time in my life, I used tact, and knew in what the special skill of courtiers and men of the world consists.
I had always supposed that brickmaking was very simple, but I soon found out by bitter experience that it required special skill and knowledge, particularly in the burning of the bricks.
Summary: Learning is the most special skill of all; thankfully, it never ends
Summary: New Delhi [India], July 29 (ANI): Border Security Force (BSF), National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) and National Skill Development Fund (NSDF) are joining hands to provide special skill training to the serving, retiring, family members of BSF personnel serving or retired, martyrs' families and local population at the area of deployment
TOOLEX says machining a slot into which the average human hair will not fit takes a special skill and very special equipment.
The actress said to Vulture that she is learning "a special skill. A very special skill." This skill might be related to circus.
That takes a very special character and a very special skill, and that's our Scotty for you!
Three judges at the Court of Appeal in London ruled the "special skill" of a driver was "an irrelevant circumstance" when considering dangerous driving offences.
<The surgeon's instruments were sterilized.> tool is used for a device used for a particular job and often suggests that a special skill is needed to use it.
The new rates, which will take effect Aug 1, are: for advanced life support with only one special skill, $800 (up from $500); advanced life support with two or more special skills, $1,000 (up from $600); basic life support with no special skills, $600 (up from $400); oxygen, $75 (up from $60); mileage, $16 per mile (up from $13); intravenous, $150 (up from $125); intravenous with medication, $200 (up from $100); defibrillation, $150 (up from $100); extrication from vehicle, $400 (up from $250).
A very special gorilla is taught a very special skill: sign language.

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