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be (someone's) huckleberry

dated To be well or perfectly suited to someone's job, need, or purpose. Primarily heard in US. You need someone to go break your brother out of jail? Buddy, I'm your huckleberry.
See also: huckleberry

be a huckleberry above a persimmon

dated To be better than average among similar things. Primarily heard in US. I reckon that horse of yours is a huckleberry above a persimmon, but you've got to know how to ride it for it to be of any use to you.

be a huckleberry above (one's) persimmon

dated To be somewhat or slightly beyond one's abilities or talents. Primarily heard in US. I'd like to help you fellas out, but I'm afraid herding cattle is a huckleberry above my persimmon.

be a huckleberry over (one's) persimmon

dated To be somewhat or slightly beyond one's abilities or talents. Primarily heard in US. I'd like to help you fellas out, but I'm afraid herding cattle is a huckleberry over my persimmon.

bet a huckleberry to a persimmon

dated To wager or reckon a very small amount (usually used in the negative). Primarily heard in US. I wouldn't bet a huckleberry to a persimmon that we'll see any share of that money.

above one's bend

 and above one's huckleberry
Rur. beyond one's ability. Fixing those new cars with computers in them is above my bend. Joe's a good cook, but fancy desserts are above his huckleberry.
See also: above, bend
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