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    To stand out (simple)


    I am a bit confused about saying the following idea:

    Background: Charlie is good at Maths. That is his favourite subject at school. Now I want to say that he stands out in/with Maths.

    1. Charlie stands out in/with Maths
    2. Charlie is notable for his Maths

    Are both correct? Actually I'd like to use 'stand out'. Do we use stand out with in, with in this way?


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    Re: To stand out (simple)

    'Charlie stands out in maths.'
    'Charlie excels in/at maths.'

    You don't need to capitalise 'maths' (AE 'math').

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