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    "the tune department" and "on top of his game"

    Hello, could anybody help please?

    Q1: Several writers and reviewers have dismissed this song as being below average in the tune department, to which I would say, what are you listening to?
    What does "department" mean in this case?

    Q2: The way the final bars build and then resolve is a songwriter absolutely on top of his game.
    What does "game" mean in this case?

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    Re: "the tune department" and "on top of his game"

    1- We use 'department' colloquially to restrict or define an area, so ere it only means that the tune is dull- the video, lyrics, etc, could be fine
    2- Performing well, doing a good job

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    Re: "the tune department" and "on top of his game"

    Thank you tdol,
    you are always a great help in my English department!

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    Re: "the tune department" and "on top of his game"

    You've got it.

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