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    Hello, I would like to ask how am I supposed to say that I am responsible for the accounting of a company,because I am not sure if the bulgarian phrase "I lead the accounting" makes sense in english. Should I say "I do the accounting of the company" or "I lead the accounting of the company" or anything else ?

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    Re: Accounting

    How about I am in charge of the Accounting Department?

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    Re: Accounting

    Quote Originally Posted by Kitanna View Post
    Hello, I would like to ask how am I supposed to say that I am responsible for the accounting of a company.because I am not sure if the Bulgarian phrase "I lead the accounting" makes sense in English. Should I say "I do the accounting of the company" or "I lead the accounting of the company" or anything something else?
    Note my corrections above. Remember to capitalise proper nouns (Bulgarian, English, Microsoft, Shakespeare etc). Don't put a space before a closing punctuation mark.

    You could say "I'm responsible for [doing] the company's accounts".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Accounting

    Note -- The word "bulgarian" is not a proper noun (or even a noun at all) in this sentence, but an adjective.

    Moreover, the phrase "I lead the accounting" is neither a bulgarian (origin) phrase nor a Bulgarian (language) phrase -- it's English!

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    Re: Accounting

    Yes, it's an adjective in that sentence but since I've never heard the phrase "proper adjective" used, I stuck with the tried and tested explanation - the name of the language is "Bulgarian" and it attracts a capital letter as do all words with "Bulgaria" as their root. I understood the OP's use of "the Bulgarian phrase" to be a shortening of "the Bulgarian phrase which translates to ... in English".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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