right down your alley | right up your alley
This page is about the idiom right down your alley | right up your alley
If something is right down your alley, or right up your alley, it would be perfect for you or ideal for your skills and interests.
- I've found a job that should be right down Lou's alley. It's writing for a baseball magazine, so he could use his writing skills and his knowledge of baseball.
- I thought a tour of Aztec archeological sites would be right up your alley, Mary-Lou.
The idiom "right up your street" has the same meaning, but it's used more in British English.
This idiom is typically used in American English but may be used in other varieties of English too.
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Contributor: Matt Errey