One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Exploit a situation or opportunity in order to improve one's position.‘he is trying to square them off to make his alley good with supporters’
- ‘Ernie saw the boss's face one day after someone else had made his alley good by dobbing them.’
- ‘"I will be there, just the same," Connie said, to make her alley good.’
- ‘He is uncertain who the new leader will be, and is therefore making his alley good.’
- ‘The Minister of Finance has to make his alley good if he wants to achieve his ambition.’
- ‘The Pig Man very nearly made his alley good with the La Gloria.’
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