Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Alley"

The meaning of "Alley" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa "this's right up my alley"?
A: “this’s right up my alley” means that the thing they might have been told to do is something they are good at doing.
Q: O que significa It's not up my alley.?
A: It's not up my alley.
It's not my cup of tea.
It's not my thing.

These expressions all mean the same thing. The meaning can be slightly different depending on the context. They can mean:

It's not my field of expertise.
It's not what I'm best at.
I have no preference for that.
I don't do that. I don't care to do that. I don't want to do that.
Q: O que significa it's not up my alley
?
A: "It's not up my alley" typically means you don't like it or don't want to try it. The opposite would be "it's right up my alley" meaning it's something you like or are interested in.
Q: O que significa I think it's right up my alley?
A: I think that's an idiom (right up my alley), so you need all the words together. it means something you'd like or be good at.

Q: O que significa lantern-lit alley?
A: a small side street that has lights

Example sentences using "Alley"

Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com alley.
A:

A bowling alley

There are a lot of alleys between buildings in big cities
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com alley.
A: 1.) She walked down the alley.

2.) That’s right up his alley. (means it’s what he likes)

3.) The alley is creepy at night.

4.) Take a left at the alley way. (directions)

Synonyms of "Alley" and their differences

Q: Qual é a diferença entre alley e avenue e street ?
A: An alley is usually a very narrow passageway, maybe between houses or shops, usually not passable by cars.

A street is a normal town/city road, with usually houses or shops on.

An avenue is usually a slightly wider road, often with trees, but not necessarily.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre 골목길 alley e 골목길 close ?
A: An alley is a passage way.
Close means that it is near by
Q: Qual é a diferença entre alley cat e stray cat ?
A: There is no difference, aside from alley cats being more city-related, and stray cats being more wilderness and forest-related.

Hope this helps!

Translations of "Alley"

Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? alley
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Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? alley
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Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? alley
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Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? in the alley, buildings are covered with a lot of illegal structures. in a sort sentence.
A: There are many illegal structures filling the alleyways between buildings.

Other questions about "Alley"

Q: "We just splitted at the three-way alley." soa natural?
A: × "We just splitted at the three-way alley."
✓ "We just parted at the three-way alley."

PARTED means we went separate ways.
Q: “When I turned, he had disappeared down an alley, but I realized that he looked like a fisherman who, [could be] already old when I was a child, could no longer be among the living.”

Is it correct that it is “could be” omitted just before “already”?
A: Yes, this would be correct since you are describing the person in specific. The text is describing him via age / looks, so this makes sense to have there.
Q: In 1958. an alley was built beside the shopping district opened in that year in Kitasendai city. It named Sendai Asakusa containing a wish for flourishing like Tokyo Asakusa.

In 2008, One-third of restaurants and shops of the alley got out of their business and it was getting deserted and less-populated because of the global financial crisis affection.

In 2011, the Great East Japan earthquake hit the province. Young shop and restaurant owners moved to the city and restarted their business using the abandoned properties of Sendai Asakusa. It has been energized again that it used to have.
soa natural?
A: × In 1958.
✓ In 1958,

× an alley was built beside the shopping district opened in that year in Kitasendai city.
✓ an alley was built beside the shopping district that had opened in the same year in Kitasendai city.

× It named Sendai Asakusa containing a wish for flourishing like Tokyo Asakusa.
✓ It was named Sendai Asakusa with the wish that it would flourish like Tokyo Asakusa.

× In 2008, One-third of restaurants and shops of the alley got out of their business and it was getting deserted and less-populated because of the global financial crisis affection.
✓ In 2008, One-third of the restaurants and shops of the alley left their businesses, and it had began to get deserted and less-populated because of the global financial crisis affection.

× It has been energized again that it used to have.
✓ It has been energized again and is now what it once was.

Q: "Is that alley the one that I came out of before? I feel like going in circle in this neighborhood." soa natural?
A: Is that the same alley that i came out of before? I feel like im going in circles in this neighborhood.
Q: This is so my alley soa natural?
A: Are you trying to say "this is up my alley"? As in 'this is something I'm good at/interested in'?

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