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up (one's) alley

Well suited to one's interests. I really like Romantic poetry, so this class on John Keats should be up my alley. I'm sure Dave can fix your car—mechanical things like that are really up his alley.
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up (one's) alley

Informal
Compatible with one's interests or qualifications: an assignment that is right up your alley.
See also: alley, up
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