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    Cool business

    Hi there!

    I know the idiom "it's none of your business", but can we also say "it's not your business?" Do they mean the same?

    Thanks a lot

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    Re: business

    I'd use "it's none of your business" when I'm annoyed. I wouldn't probably use "it's not your business". Another option would be "mind your own business".

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    Re: business

    Quote Originally Posted by Will17 View Post
    Hi there!

    I know the idiom "it's none of your business", but can we also say "it's not your business?" Do they mean the same?

    Thanks a lot

    W

    "It's none of your business" means explicity, don't interfere, you have nothing to say about this.

    "It's not your business" can mean the same, but I would then add "to worry about this."

    As a stand alone sentence, "It's not your business" to me would mean that someone is questioning another person about possibly business practices. Then you would say, "It's not your business, it is mine, so I will look after it as I see fit."

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