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    Turn of phrase for not needing greater knowledge than others

    Hi

    Could someone please help me with a turn of phrase that I'm sure exists but I just can't think of it.

    I want to say that it is no more (as in it greater) my job to know something than it is theirs. Now that's what I want to say but I know that doesn't make any sense and that's the only way I can describe it! I basically want to say that just because I am in a different role within the company, that doesn't make my knowledge grater than theirs. Is there a better turn of phrase that I can use?

    Sorry if this is confusing!

    I would be very grateful for your advice.

    Many thanks

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    Re: Turn of phrase for not needing greater knowledge than others

    I think you phrased it fine if you're not concerned about offending your interlocutor: It's no more my job to know that than it is yours.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: Turn of phrase for not needing greater knowledge than others

    I find it strange to compare how much two people know. You probably say something like this about a specific issue at hand: I only know as much as you do.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: Turn of phrase for not needing greater knowledge than others

    Quote Originally Posted by ColgateSmile View Post
    I basically want to say that just because I am in a different role within the company, that doesn't make my knowledge grater than theirs.

    Being assistant supervisor/working in HR doesn't (suddenly) make me any more knowledgeable than you.

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