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    #1

    not your job but ...

    Can one say:
    1-I am not talking about your job, but life.
    instead of:
    2-I am not talking about your job, but your life.

    I think the 'your' has to be there.

    Gratefully,
    Navi.

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    #2

    Re: not your job but ...

    'Your' has to be there, otherwise you could be talking about life in general.

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