Your department

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Francois

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Cambridge dict said:
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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Francois

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Cambridge dict said:
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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RonBee

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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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RonBee said:
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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