(right) down (one's) alley

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(right) down (one's) alley

Something that one is or would be very interested in. A variant of the more common phrase "(right) 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

right down someone's alley

 and right up someone's alley
Fig. ideally suited to one's interests or abilities. Skiing is right down my alley. I love it. This kind of thing is right up John's alley.
See also: alley, down, right
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If you like shooting rimless pistol rounds from revolvers, but hate moon clips, Charter Arms has a new series of wheelguns that will be right down your alley. The first of the new revolvers will chamber the .40 S&W cartridge, with round guns in the works for .45 ACP and 9mm/.380.