in our wheelhouse

wheelhouse

[hweel-hous, weel-]
noun, plural wheelhouses [hweel-hou-ziz, weel-] .
Idioms
2.
in one’s wheelhouse,
a.
Baseball. (of a pitch) within the zone that is most advantageous for a batter to hit a home run.
b.
within one’s area of expertise or interest: There are some subjects that are in your wheelhouse and some that are not.
3.
in the same wheelhouse, very similar and usually in the same category: The two folk singers are in the same wheelhouse.

Origin:
1805–15; wheel + house

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wheelhouse (ˈwiːlˌhaʊs)
 
n
another term for pilot house

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