Standing still being Dan'l's long suit, the order was obeyed.
Furthermore, it prevents the adversaries from running a long suit.
We have all felt the injustice of the long suit, which has baffled our best endeavours.
An example of this is a long suit, headed by Ace, Queen, Knave.
Every word that he had said was as true as Gospel and he could sit around and wait a life-time–but waiting was not his long suit.
If the holder of the long suit can be kept from the lead, the suit will not be made.
He made Poe and Palmer ever alert and did much to make them the stars they were, as Charlie's long suit was running back punts.
Imagination was not his long suit, so he had no card to follow with.
"The truth is my long suit," returned Simpkins mendaciously.
So he makes his long suit trumps, feeling that he has a 'certainty.'