A person who masters a skill or becomes a master is very good at doing a particular activity. (particular = specific)
Luis is a master chef.
He has mastered the art of cooking.
Charmaine is a master when it comes to putting on an event. She’s very good at organizing things.
English teachers hope their students will master grammar and usage skills.
Li mastered the formation of the present tense after completing lessons in the Blue and Red levels.
The magician we saw last night was a master at creating optical illusions.
Large art museums may contain hundreds or thousands of masterpieces. (masterpiece = art or some other created object that demonstrates a person’s great skill.)
The Mona Lisa by Leonardo da Vinci is one of the world’s most famous masterpieces of art.
He has mastered the art of painting on a canvas.
There are a few other ways of using the word "master."
A master of ceremonies is a person who does all of the speaking at an event. He or she talks about the event, introduces people, and sometimes gives a speech. "Master of ceremonies" is often shortened to "M.C."
Richard served as M.C. at the banquet.
A person who owns a dog is that dog’s master.
A dog knows its master’s voice.
After getting a bachelor’s degree, many people continue their education by pursuing a master’s degree.
It can take two or three years to get a master’s degree.
Nadia is working on a master’s degree in business. She wants to get an M.B.A. (master of business administration)