down (one's) alley

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down (one's) alley

Something that one would be very interested in. A variant of the more common phrase "up (one's) alley." Lou loves baseball, so you should definitely invite him to a game—it would be right down his alley. I love science, so studying medicine is down my alley.
See also: alley, down
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Quick to travel on, easily ridden down alley ways and through parks, they represent the perfect getaway vehicle.
In Marrakech, motorbikes - those 1950s ones my dad likes - are everywhere, even zooming down alleys no wider than a few feet.
In Marrakesh, motorbikes - those 1950s ones my dad likes - are everywhere, even zooming down alleys no wider than a few feet.
We are not hiding them down alleys or anything like that," Dunbar said.
National Public Radio (NPR) described India's polio-free status as "the culmination of a gruelling battle that sent millions of health workers down alleys, up mountains and across deserts to reach every child in India during the course of the past 19 years".
A quarter-mile pursuit, through parking lots, down alleys and over a fence, ensued.
Councillor Walker explained the council had a smaller "alley cat" wagon - but the recycling contractor only had standard sized bin wagons which could not get down alleys.
When they refused, police fired gas canisters into the crowds and officers in riot gear chased groups of demonstrators down alleys leading from the square, then blocked them off.
Tucked between the shopping malls and the eye-popping modern architecture is the old Shanghai, where temples appear down alleys, along with street markets and traditional Chinese gardens.
Shrewsbury's indoor market is also a must and so are the arts and crafts markets in the Square but there are many interesting shops tucked away down alleys and packed together along sidestreets.
Yellow "Tuk-Tuk" filled the streets of India; cows stroll down alleys like they own the land -- elements that give India its extraordinary flavor.
I like the stuff that leads your mind down alleys that you wouldn't normally go down.
shoulders, and sometimes down alleys where people on piles of clothes