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名词 部门，部; 系，学部; 知识范围; 车间
1. Advertising is my department.
2. She's the head of the firm's personnel department.
3. It isn't my department.
1. And there was a gentleman's agreement with department stores not to siphon sales by reaching out directly to wealthy customers.
2. Most department stores in Beijing have also seen a prominent increase in sales, according to statistics provided by the Beijing Municipal Business Committee.
3. The US State Department released a brief statement, indicating that the first day of discussions " have been serious and businesslike ".
4. People should call the police or the department through the Government hotline 1823 if they see any act of animal cruelty.
5. The Shanxi health department study said students with more money at their disposal were more likely to buy cigarettes and take up smoking.
6. Instead of buying it at full price at department stores, she tries to find them at places such as the zoo market.
7. It was to be followed by an address by Obama and Clinton to State Department employees.
8. The work was ordered to be halted in February by the Lands Department over a breach of land lease conditions.
9. The US State Department has urged the council to vote on its new sanctions resolution by June 21.
A：Hello. This is a representative of Zhongyou Department Store.Sir, everything now is offered with a great discount.I am sure you would like to know more about it.
B：I am sorry. I am not free right now.
A：Sir, this offer will expire this week.This is the last chance you can get up to 60 percent discount.
B：Sorry, I'm very busy now.
B：What sort of shopping is nearby, Mr. Taylor?
A：Call me John. This is a great area of the city for shopping. There’s a grocery store just around the corner.
B：What about things other than food?
A：Well, the Riverside Mall has 200 stores in it, including four major department stores.
B：Are there small shops near here as well?
A：Yes, on 4th street, near the movie theater there are many specialty shops, including clothing boutiques.
B：Well, that sounds just wonderful.
A：Yes, it’s a really nice neighborhood.