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English definition of “be right up sb's alley”

be right up sb's alley

US informal (UK be right up sb's street)
to be exactly the type of thing that someone knows about or likes to do: I've got a question here which should be right up your alley.Exciting and interesting
(Definition of be right up sb's alley from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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