Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

  

English definition of “be sb's department”

be sb's department

informal
to be a particular person's area of responsibility : Wasn't buying the tickets your department, Kev?Duty, obligation and responsibility
(Definition of be sb's department from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Browse related topics

You are looking at an entry to do with Duty, obligation and responsibility, but you might be interested in these topics from the Causing and forcing topic area:

Translations of “be sb's department”

Word of the Day

scramble

to mix eggs with a little milk and mix again as they are being fried

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More