right up alley


right up alley
(right) up (your) alley suited to your abilities or interests.

Harry knows a lot about computers and software, so this job is right up his alley.


New idioms dictionary. 2014.

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  • be right up alley — be (right) up (someone s) alley informal, American & Australian, informal if something is right up someone s alley, it is exactly the type of thing that they know about or like to do. The job should be right up Steve s alley working with… …   New idioms dictionary

  • right\ up\ one's\ alley — • right down • right up one s alley adv. phr. In accordance with one s specialty or predilection. This kind of preclassical music is right up Bill s alley; after all, he wrote his Ph.D. on Bach …   Словарь американских идиом

  • right up your alley — (right) up (your) alley suited to your abilities or interests. Harry knows a lot about computers and software, so this job is right up his alley …   New idioms dictionary

  • right up my alley — If something is right up your alley, it suits you perfectly …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • (right) up your alley — (right) up your ˈalley idiom (NAmE) = ↑up your street ↑street • A teaching job would be right up her alley. Main entry: ↑all …   Useful english dictionary

  • right\ down — • right down • right up one s alley adv. phr. In accordance with one s specialty or predilection. This kind of preclassical music is right up Bill s alley; after all, he wrote his Ph.D. on Bach …   Словарь американских идиом

  • alley — alley1 [al′ē] n. pl. alleys [ME aly < OFr alee < aler (Fr aller), to go < ML alare, contr. < L ambulare, to walk: see AMBLE] 1. a lane in a garden or park, bordered by trees or shrubs 2. a narrow street or walk, specif., a lane behind …   English World dictionary

  • (right) up your street — (right) up your ˈstreet idiom (especially BrE) (NAmE usually (right) up your ˈalley) (informal) very suitable for you because it is sth that you know a lot about or are very interested in • …   Useful english dictionary

  • Alley — Mårten Trotzigs Gränd, 90 cm wide, the narrowest alley in Gamla stan, Stockholm Alley in downtown …   Wikipedia

  • Alley Cat (video game) — Infobox VG| title = Alley Cat developer = Synapse Software publisher = Synapse Software (Atari 8 bit) IBM (PC) designer = Bill Williams engine = released = 1983 genre = Platform modes = Single player ratings = None platforms = Atari 8 bit, PC… …   Wikipedia