down one's alley
phrasal see up one's alley

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • down one's alley — • down one s alley • up one s alley suited to one s tastes and abilities Computers are down his alley so I am sure that he will be interested in taking the job. something one is good at or enjoys Computer programming is right up his alley and he… …   Idioms and examples

  • down\ one's\ alley — • down one s alley • up one s alley adj. phr. slang Suited to your tastes and abilities; what you like or like to do. Baseball is right down Jim s alley. Compare: cup of tea …   Словарь американских идиом

  • down one's alley — or[up one s alley] {adj. phr.}, {slang} Suited to your tastes and abilities; what you like or like to do. * /Baseball is right down Jim s alley./ Compare: CUP OF TEA …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • down one's alley — or[up one s alley] {adj. phr.}, {slang} Suited to your tastes and abilities; what you like or like to do. * /Baseball is right down Jim s alley./ Compare: CUP OF TEA …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • down one's alley — phrasal see up one s alley …   Useful english dictionary

  • up/down one's alley —    If something is (right) up or down your alley, it is exactly the sort of thing that will suit your tastes or abilities.     Alex loves reading, so a job in a bookshop is right up his alley …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • up one's alley — • down one s alley • up one s alley suited to one s tastes and abilities Computers are down his alley so I am sure that he will be interested in taking the job. something one is good at or enjoys Computer programming is right up his alley and he… …   Idioms and examples

  • up\ one's\ alley — • down one s alley • up one s alley adj. phr. slang Suited to your tastes and abilities; what you like or like to do. Baseball is right down Jim s alley. Compare: cup of tea …   Словарь американских идиом

  • up one's alley — phrasal also down one s alley : adapted or suited especially to one s abilities or tastes the … fund raising business is right up his alley John Brooks * * * (or right up one s alley) informal well suited to one s tastes, interests, or abilities… …   Useful english dictionary

  • up one's alley — also down one s alley phrasal suited to one s own tastes or abilities …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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