be up one's alley

подходи́ть кому-л.

this job is up his alley — э́та рабо́та ему́ вполне́ по си́лам


The Americanisms. English-Russian dictionary.. 2014.

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  • right\ up\ one's\ alley — • right down • right up one s alley adv. phr. In accordance with one s specialty or predilection. This kind of preclassical music is right up Bill s alley; after all, he wrote his Ph.D. on Bach …   Словарь американских идиом

  • (right) up one’s alley — mod. exactly one’s kind of thing; exactly what one is best equipped to do. □ That job is right up her alley. □ It’s not exactly up my alley, but I’ll try it …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • right up one's alley — ► up (or right up) one s street (or N. Amer. alley) informal well suited to one s tastes, interests, or abilities. Main Entry: ↑street …   English terms dictionary

  • up/down one's alley —    If something is (right) up or down your alley, it is exactly the sort of thing that will suit your tastes or abilities.     Alex loves reading, so a job in a bookshop is right up his alley …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • Pass in one's alley — obsolete: to die; give in …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • Toss in one's alley — obsolete: to die; give in …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • pass in one's alley — Australian Slang obsolete: to die; give in …   English dialects glossary

  • toss in one's alley — Australian Slang obsolete: to die; give in …   English dialects glossary

  • up one's alley — See: DOWN ONE S ALLEY …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • up one's alley — See: DOWN ONE S ALLEY …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • down one's alley — • down one s alley • up one s alley suited to one s tastes and abilities Computers are down his alley so I am sure that he will be interested in taking the job. something one is good at or enjoys Computer programming is right up his alley and he… …   Idioms and examples

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