“Skill” in the news

Example collocations

great skill
skill level
skill levels
skill set
technical skill

Publications and example sentences

The New York Times
· Hecky Powell, Barbecue Master and Civic Leader, Dies at 71  
Mr. Powell, whose South Side Chicago-style barbecue restaurant was an institution in Evanston, Ill., liked to say that he didn’t want to give people handouts — he wanted to give them skills.  Copy example sentence
The New York Times
· Breaking Down ‘Those Color Lines’ in a Music Industry That Drew Them  
The person who does country does country because they have a particular affinity and skill in that area.  Copy example sentence
The Guardian
· The way is clear for Premier League's Project Hope For The Best to begin  
This week the French newspaper L’Équipe ran a study on this subject, with input from players across Europe who have noted a loss of basic ball skills during confinement.  Copy example sentence
The New York Times
· There Is a Playbook for Police Reform  
Police training academies in many cities are increasingly focusing on decision-making in realistic scenarios rather than focusing more narrowly on firearms skills.  Copy example sentence
The New York Times
· McConnell Protégé Moves Toward Confirmation to D.C. Appeals Court  
The organization changed its position when he was put forward for the appeals court, saying his academic background and writing skills were a better fit for that job.  Copy example sentence
· A US lawmaker says using troops against protesters will harm the military’s legitimacy  
There is a skill to law enforcement that has to be trained.  Copy example sentence
· Free online science resources for when you've all but given up on being your kid's science teacher  
While the center has a particular expertise with K-5 aged students and wants to draw that demographic to remote learning resources, it's focused less on grade level and more on helping students acquire science and engineering skills, said Bazela.  Copy example sentence
The Guardian
· 'Little evidence' wage subsidies boost apprenticeships, Productivity Commission says  
The PC did find financial incentives “initially boosted non-trade apprenticeships, although with questionable benefits, if any, for genuine skill formation as much of the upturn was in areas deemed to be low priority and was associated with rorting”.  Copy example sentence
Seeking Alpha
· Cantel Medical Corp. (CMD) CEO George Fotiades on Q3 2020 Results - Earnings Call Transcript  
So, as we've actually had softness on the AER lines, obviously, that we've talked about, a lot of those people are skilled or have a similar skill set, and we've moved a lot of those people from our AER lines temporarily over to the portable business to react faster.  Copy example sentence
The New York Times
· Oregon Chardonnay Escapes the Buttery Clichés  
Others took me up on my suggestion to practice their pairing skills.  Copy example sentence