One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Well suited to one's tastes, interests, or abilities.‘this job would be right up your street’
- ‘If you like Helloween, Savatage, Rage, Gamma Ray et al, then this lot will be right up your street.’
- ‘Of course, if you are the kind of person who has purchased all three double-disc John Waters sets, this will probably be right up your alley.’
- ‘His entries on bookstacks and meditation are right up my alley, and probably pretty far up your alley, too.’
- ‘The Douglas Gordon show, however, was right up my alley.’
- ‘If you are getting a bit fed up with the type of service that Internet providers are giving at present then a meeting planned for Ballylongford could be right up your street.’
- ‘If you like editorials, opinions, point/counterpoint discussions, and top ten lists, then this website is right up your alley.’
- ‘In some ways it's right up my alley, being a period film.’
- ‘Well, we came up with an idea that I figured was right up your alley.’
- ‘If you're a sci-fi fan, this one may still be up your alley, but I don't strongly recommended.’
- ‘But if your idea of a good pub includes a warm welcome, good drink in comfortable surroundings and a place to relax and have a chat, then Currid's will be right up your street.’
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