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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.
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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
Catherine M. McCormick, 1996
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 ...
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.
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.
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.
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