up (one's) alley(redirected from up his alley)
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
see under right up one's alley.
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up one’s alleyverb
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up (one's) alleyInformal
Compatible with one's interests or qualifications: an assignment that is right up your alley.
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