(right) up/down someone's alley

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Definition of (right) up/down someone's alley

chiefly US, informal
: especially suited to someone's tastes or abilities I love books, so volunteering at the library is up my alley. That's right up my alley. I'd love to do it.

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“(right) up/down someone's alley.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/%28right%29%20up%2Fdown%20someone%27s%20alley. Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.

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