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    Quote Originally Posted by Cambridge dict
    be sb's department INFORMAL
    to be a particular person's area of responsibility:
    Wasn't buying the tickets your department, Kev?
    Is it common? What are the alternatives (informal or not)?

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    Default Your department

    Quote Originally Posted by Cambridge dict
    be sb's department INFORMAL
    to be a particular person's area of responsibility:
    Wasn't buying the tickets your department, Kev?
    Is it common? What are the alternatives (informal or not)?

    FRC

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    Yes, it's a common expression. In the first person it is probably more common in the negative, thus:
    • It's not my department.


    One alternative:
    • That's my job.


    :)

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    Yes, it's a common expression. In the first person it is probably more common in the negative, thus:
    • It's not my department.


    One alternative:
    • That's my job.


    :)

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    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee
    Yes, it's a common expression. In the first person it is probably more common in the negative, thus:
    • It's not my department.


    One alternative:
    • That's my job.


    :)
    That's right up my alley.
    :wink:

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