Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts

right up (my) street

right up my street
Meaning(s)
1) something ideally suited to one's interests
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    • this task will suit you. It's right up your street
  • Analysis

    When you say something is 'right up your street' it means it is something you would be interested in or something that would match or suit your interests or concerns. Similar in meaning as to be 'into' something. This is a casual idiomatic expression used more often in informal contexts.

  • Social Examples (Basic)
    1. After watching the trailer for the movie I really wanted to go and see it. It looked right up my street.
    2. I'm going to take Jackie to the jazz festival next month. That sort of thing is right up her street.
  • Professional Examples (Basic)
    1. Public speaking isn't really up my street. Can Richard do the sales pitch instead?
    2. I have a task for you that I think you'll really enjoy. It's something right up your street.
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