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in (someone's) wheelhouse

In, related to, or matching someone's general interests, abilities, or area of familiarity; in someone's comfort zone. It's clear, however, that the political implications of this issue are well in the author's wheelhouse. Jeff's always stayed in his wheelhouse when it comes to dating women. He doesn't usually go for anyone very different from himself.
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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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in (one's) wheelhouse

1. In the area of one's greatest striking power: a fastball that was right in the batter's wheelhouse.
2. In line with one's interests or abilities: a movie script that is right in that actor's wheelhouse.
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Wheelhouse Solutions is the parent organization of Champion Exposition Services, George Fern Company and Immersa Marketing.
Using the tagline, Experts in Experience Marketing, Wheelhouse Solutions represents the core competencies the Wheelhouse brand and its companies offer to show organizers and corporate marketers.
Wheelhouse Solutions and its companies continue to be owned by Wachovia Capital Partners.
Wheelhouse Solutions is an experience marketing services company that defines, manages and produces face-to-face and digital experiences that bring companies and associations closer to the markets they serve.