...when it comes to (something)

Use this phrase to express the topic or range of a statement. In the example above, the speaker wants to say that "You get what you pay for." But she only wants to say that about shoes.

Use this when you want to make a statement which only applies to one specific area:

I'm kind of shy when it comes to the opposite sex.

When it comes to advice, people prefer strangers over friends.

You're a good cook in general, but you're absolutely amazing when it comes to desserts.

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