One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
(said with emphatic stress on pronoun) used to express one's lack of interest in or sympathy with the problems or misfortunes of another person.‘he'd made a mistake but that was his problem’
- ‘You're too sensitive, Christopher, that's your problem.’
- ‘If he'd rather stay stuck in the past instead of moving on to the possibility of great new things with someone that he (seemed to) really click with, then that's his problem.’
- ‘You think too much Mitch, I think that's your problem.’
- ‘How you cope with ordinary bookstores thereafter, well, that's your problem.’
- ‘Yeah, sure, he doesn't have an 8 am class like you do, but that's his problem, not your flat mates’.’
- ‘If you don't like my being friendly to others in this school, then that's your problem, not everyone else's.’
- ‘If you live overseas and can't figure out the time difference, that's your problem.’
- ‘If Mr Oaten failed to register his own names on the Web, then really that's his problem.’
- ‘If you're getting fat from fast food, some politicians say that's your problem.’
- ‘I mean seriously, if he doesn't understand your need for bigger (and not necessarily better) things then that's his problem.’
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