not be someone's department


not be someone's department
(not) be (someone's) department informal if something is not your department, you are not responsible for dealing with it or you do not know much about it.

As regards getting your computer fixed, you'll have to ask someone else - I'm afraid it's not my department.

In general doctors don't know much about nutrition: that's not their department.


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