an area of expertise: This product plays directly into marketing’s wheelhouse.Critical thinking is the wheelhouse of the liberal arts.
Idioms about wheelhouse
in one’s wheelhouse,
Baseball. (of a pitch) within the zone that is most advantageous for a batter to hit a home run.
within one’s area of expertise or interest: There are some subjects that are in your wheelhouse and some that are not.
in the same wheelhouse, very similar and usually in the same category: The two folk singers are in the same wheelhouse.
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How to use wheelhouse in a sentence
It can also ensure that you’re not taking on projects that aren’t in your wheelhouse.Ready to go out on your own? Building a digital marketing business from scratch | Jamar Ramos | May 5, 2021 | Search Engine Land
City Slickers was really fun because it was so out of my wheelhouse to become as good on a horse as I became, which is a crazy story.Making Things Crystal Clear: Billy Crystal on All Things Comic | Eugene Robinson | March 29, 2021 | Ozy
Future workshops with more depth on security topics may divulge additional details given the distance in time from that particular incident and because information security is in our wheelhouse.How Gootkit trojan distributes ransomware via Google SERPs | Detlef Johnson | March 3, 2021 | Search Engine Land
I know that hiking and outdoor stuff isn’t really in her wheelhouse, but she’s told me multiple times she’d be fine with taking a camping trip as long as I’m the one who does the bulk of the planning, since it’s my area of expertise.Plan a Camping Trip for Your Non-Outdoorsy Partner | Blair Braverman | January 12, 2021 | Outside Online
Ling told Term Sheet he will stick with his wheelhouse of subscription-based businesses and mobile marketplaces.The problem with VC-backed founders who say they don’t care about getting rich | Lucinda Shen | December 3, 2020 | Fortune
Despite carving himself a successful niche in the teen idol wheelhouse, he was eager to throw dirt on that image.Nolan Gerard Funk Romances Lindsay Lohan in ‘The Canyons’ | Kevin Fallon | July 31, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Your brother, the serial killer of serial killers, is right in your wheelhouse.Badass TV Women or Just Bad? ‘Homeland,’ ‘Sons of Anarchy’ & More | Maria Elena Fernandez | November 28, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
The argument over taxes and entitlement programs is tailor-made for Cavuto, whose wheelhouse is financial news.Why Mitt Romney Turned to Fox News’ Neil Cavuto for Damage Control | Lauren Ashburn | September 20, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Economic management, Romney likes to say, is his “wheelhouse.”Mitt Romney’s Problem With Conservatives: He’s Not Selling What They Want | Peter Beinart | February 13, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
As an historian, Lepore finds the cause of Tea Party well inside her own wheelhouse.
In addition to these at least two more had been blooded in the scrimmage at close quarters outside the wheelhouse.The Pirate of Panama | William MacLeod Raine
I looked up hastily to see Bothwell's malevolent face in the wheelhouse window.The Pirate of Panama | William MacLeod Raine
Eyes wide and mouth agape, he was standing near the wheelhouse.The Spell of the White Sturgeon | James Arthur Kjelgaard
I was just backing into the wheelhouse again when there was a flash and a roar.The Fleets Behind the Fleet | W. MacNeile (William MacNeile) Dixon
We gave the Skippers voice time to reach the wheelhouse, and then saw the wake visibly tauten out.The Sea and the Jungle | H. M. Tomlinson
British Dictionary definitions for wheelhouse
another term for pilot house
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