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Meaning of "up one's street" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF UP ONE'S STREET

up one's street play
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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE UP ONE'S STREET

up country
up for
up for grabs
up for it
up front
up hill and down dale
up in arms
up in the air
up one´s alley
up one´s sleeve
up oneself
up the ante
up the boohai
up the creek
up the duff
up the pole
up the spout
up to
up to a point
up to date

WORDS THAT END LIKE UP ONE'S STREET

backstreet
Bay Street
Bradstreet
cross street
Downing Street
Easy Street
Fleet Street
greet
High Street
high-street
Main Street
man in the street
off-street
side street
street
the Arab street
the High Street
Threadneedle Street
through street
to be a one-way street
Wall Street

Synonyms and antonyms of up one's street in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «UP ONE'S STREET»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «up one's street» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of up one's street

Translation of «up one's street» into 25 languages

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Find out the translation of up one's street to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of up one's street from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «up one's street» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

达人的街
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

hasta la calle de uno
570 millions of speakers

English

up one´s street
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

एक सड़क के ऊपर
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

حتى الشارع واحد
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

до своей улицы
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

até a própria rua
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

এক রাস্তা আপ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

up un de rue
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Naik jalan seseorang
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Eine der Straße
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

自分の街路アップ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

하나 의 거리 까지
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Munggah dalan siji
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

lên đường phố của một người
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஒரு தெரு வரை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

एखाद्याच्या रस्त्यावर
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Caddesini kaldırmak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

up di una strada
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

się własnej ulicy
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

до своєї вулиці
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

up strada cuiva
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

up δρόμο κάποιου
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

´n mens se straat
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

upp sin gata
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

opp ens gate
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of up one's street

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «UP ONE'S STREET»

The term «up one's street» is normally little used and occupies the 139.198 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «UP ONE'S STREET»

Discover the use of up one's street in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to up one's street and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
A Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English
In not in or not up (one's) street, not one's concern; not one's strong point; not one's method: C.20 (in ob. by ca. 1930): s. >, by 1930, coll. (F. & H.: in only.) Cf. bang or right up (one's) street, that's just the sort of job one likes: since ca. 1920.
Eric Partridge, 2006
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The City in Slang
Success is often a matter of finding a niche, or something just down or right up one's street (or alley). If we get good enough at a particular thing, we might find ourselves in Fat City and all set to enjoy the bright lights of city life. PART II The ...
Irving L. Allen, 1995
3
Heinemann English Dictionary
Phrases not in the same street (informal) not to be classed with. streets ahead ( informal) far ahead. up one's street (informal) within one's field of skill, interest, etc. • street adjective relating to the fashionable urban youth subculture: street ...
‎2001
4
Sterling Dictionary of Idioms
... as a prostitute go on the streets eam one's living as a prostitute not in the same street (as somebody/something) not nearly so good streets ahead much better; more efficient (right) up one's street within one's area of knowledge, interest, etc.
Vijaya Kumar, 1998
5
British-American/American-British: Hippocrene Dictionary and ...
... your elbow not to know "B" from Battledore not up one's alley not up one's street not with a ten foot pole not by a long chalkmark, not by a long chalk Notary Public Commissioner for Oaths nothing worth taking nothing worth nicking nothing, ...
Catherine M. McCormick, 1996
6
Streetlife in Late Victorian London: The Constable and the Crowd
... a street' and 'being up one's street' were identified as slang phrases of the day. 9 We can see that the street was not just a space but also an idea, a conception giving way to associations awakened by its various uses. And as such the street ...
Peter Andersson, 2013
7
Advanced Learner's Dictionary
... streets ahead of (informal} far superior to; well in advance of: When it comes to selling cars, the Japanese are streets ahead, streetwalker n a prostitute, up one's street (informal) in keeping with one's abilities, interests, or preferences.
Turton, 1998
8
Dictionary of Americanisms, Briticisms, Canadianisms and ...
Br. (just) right up one's street/ in one's power, accordingto one's taste: It wasn't uphisalleyat all. J.D. Salinger.,It's right up your alley. J. Updike. alley appleAm.sl. a piece ofhorse manure: Harry iscollectingalley apples for his garden. R.A. Spears.
V. S. Matyushenkov, 2010
9
Oxford Dictionary of English
... up hill and down dale till myfeet were dropping off. up one's street (or N.Amer. alley) informal well suited to one's tastes, interests, or abilities: this job would be right up your street. ups and downs a mixture of both good and bad experiences.
Angus Stevenson, 2010
10
A Dictionary of Anglo-American Proverbs & Proverbial ...
To be up one's street (MP 602) 1983 a part which might be said to be right up my street. (p. 228) Redgrave, Michael. In My Mind's I: An Actor's Autobiography. New York: Viking Press, 1983. To go from strength to strength 1958 she went from ...
George B. Bryan, Wolfgang Mieder, 2005

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« EDUCALINGO. Up one's street [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/up-ones-street>. Dec 2022 ».
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