(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
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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