Definition of make one's alley good in English:

make one's alley good


  • 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’
    • ‘He is uncertain who the new leader will be, and is therefore making his alley good.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘The Pig Man very nearly made his alley good with the La Gloria.’
    • ‘The Minister of Finance has to make his alley good if he wants to achieve his ambition.’