right up my alley


right up my alley
   If something is right up your alley, it suits you perfectly.
  (Dorking School Dictionary)

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  • 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 up your alley —    If something is right up your alley, it is the sort of thing you like or have knowledge about.     You like cooking do you? This book will be right up your alley …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

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  • 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

  • (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 — al|ley [ˈæli] n also alleyway [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: alee, from aler to go , from Latin ambulare; AMBLE] 1.) a narrow street between or behind buildings, not usually used by cars ▪ The alley led to the railway bridge. ▪ She found …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • alley — al|ley [ æli ] noun count * 1. ) a narrow street or passage between or behind buildings: The attack occurred in a dark alley. 2. ) AMERICAN one of the two narrow areas at either side of a tennis court that are used when four people are playing be …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • alley — noun (C) 1 a narrow street between or behind buildings 2 right up/down sb s alley AmE very suitable for someone: The job sounds right up your alley. see also: blind alley, bowling alley …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English