you're the expert

you're the expert

You are the one in charge or the one who knows best. Said as an indication that one will defer to the judgment of someone else. A: "No, I'd rather make the payment all at once, even if it results in a higher transaction fee." B: "I would have thought you'd pay more fees by breaking it into smaller payments, but you're the expert." A: "I'm telling you that the witness's life is in danger if she stays here!" B: "All right, all right, detective—you're the expert. So, what should we do with her?"
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