(right) up someone's street


(right) up someone's street
(right) up someone’s street british phrase
exactly the type of thing that someone is interested in or is good at doing

This sort of thing should be right up your street.

Main entry: street

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • be right up someone's street — be (just/right) up (someone s) street if something is right up someone s street, it is exactly the type of thing that they know about or like to do. I ve got a little job here which should be right up your street …   New idioms dictionary

  • be up someone's street — be (just/right) up (someone s) street if something is right up someone s street, it is exactly the type of thing that they know about or like to do. I ve got a little job here which should be right up your street …   New idioms dictionary

  • be just up someone's street — be (just/right) up (someone s) street if something is right up someone s street, it is exactly the type of thing that they know about or like to do. I ve got a little job here which should be right up your street …   New idioms dictionary

  • up someone's street — Brit informal : suited to someone s tastes or abilities The job is right up his street. [=the job suits him very well] Working with animals is right up her street. [=(chiefly US) right up her alley] • • • Main Entry: ↑street …   Useful english dictionary

  • street — [ strit ] noun count *** a road in a town or city with houses or other buildings along it: State Street/Fourth Street Mamaroneck Avenue is the town s main street. down/along/across/into etc. the street: I just saw Bill walking down the street.… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • street — I UK [striːt] / US [strɪt] noun [countable] Word forms street : singular street plural streets *** a road in a town or city with houses or other buildings along it Walk along the high street and turn left. down/along/across/into etc the street: I …   English dictionary

  • right — right1 [ raıt ] adverb *** ▸ 1 exactly ▸ 2 immediately ▸ 3 correctly/accurately ▸ 4 toward the right ▸ 5 all the way ▸ 6 completely ▸ 7 as would be normal ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) exactly: Their office is right in the middle of town. The keys were right… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • right — I UK [raɪt] / US adverb *** 1) exactly Their office is right in the middle of town. The keys were right here a minute ago. Am I late? No, you re right on time. right behind/in front of: Don t worry – I m right behind you. 2) immediately I knew… …   English dictionary

  • someone — some|one1 W1S1 [ˈsʌmwʌn] pron used to mean a person, when you do not know, or do not say, who the person is = ↑somebody →↑anyone, everyone ↑everyone, no one ↑no one ▪ What would you do if someone tried to rob you in the street? ▪ Will someone… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Street photography — is a type of documentary photography that features subjects in candid situations within public places such as streets, parks, beaches, malls, political conventions, and other settings. Overview Street photography uses the techniques of straight… …   Wikipedia