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    Over my head

    I wrote to government office to ask several questions which are not classified, but the answers I received are not specific to my questions, they are already available on the website.

    Can I say all the answers are over my head.

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    Re: Over my head

    No. The answers are over my head​ means that they're too complicated for me to understand.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: Over my head

    Quote Originally Posted by GoesStation View Post
    No. The answers are over my head​ means that they're too complicated for me to understand.
    What is the phrase to describe someone's answers to my questions are already know to most people, not specific or even perfunctory.
    Last edited by bigC; 25-Jan-2017 at 02:20.

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    Re: Over my head

    "The answers were irrelevant [to the questions I asked]"
    "That's not what I asked."

    There's no specific phrase.

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    Re: Over my head

    Quote Originally Posted by bigC View Post
    What is the phrase to describe someone's answers to my questions are already know to most people, not specific or even perfunctory.
    It isn't rocket science means "it's not a difficult problem." I can't think of an idiom that expresses exactly what you describe.
    I am not a teacher.

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