out(side) (of) (someone's) wheelhouse

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out(side) (of) (someone's) wheelhouse

Against, outside of, or not matching someone's general interests, abilities, or area of familiarity; outside of someone's comfort zone. It's clear, however, that the political implications of this issue are well outside the author's wheelhouse. Jeff generally doesn't date women outside of his wheelhouse. You need to get out of your wheelhouse and live on the wild side for a change!
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Martinson's The Reign of the Kingfisher (Flatiron, $27.99, 352 pages, 9781250170217) is a bit outside my wheelhouse, but I didn't let that get in my way, and you shouldn't either.
It's not outside my wheelhouse because art is something I'm passionate about.
I've also found that vacations aren't a time to challenge myself with something outside my wheelhouse. I carried around Michael Faber's The Crimson Petal and the White for three days before reconfirming that historical fiction just isn't my thing.