if you can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchen

If you can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchen
Originally a Harry S. Truman quote, this means that if you can't take the pressure, then you should remove yourself from the situation.

The small dictionary of idiomes. 2014.

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  • If you can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchen. — If (you) can t stand the heat, get out of the kitchen. something that you say which means if you are not able to deal with a difficult or unpleasant situation, you should leave. He says he didn t realize banking was such a stressful job. Well, if …   New idioms dictionary

  • if you can't stand the heat (get out of the kitchen) — if you can’t stand/take/the heat (get out of the kitchen) phrase used for telling someone that they should not do something if they cannot deal with the difficult or unpleasant aspects of it Thesaurus: ways of encouraging or telling someone to do …   Useful english dictionary

  • If you can’t stand the heat, keep out of the kitchen. — sent. If you cannot accept the problems of involvement, do not get involved. □ Yes, it’s difficult to be a candidate. If you can’t stand the heat, keep out of the kitchen. □ Relax. If you can’t stand the heat, keep out of the kitchen …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • if you can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchen — if you do not like the pressure you can leave; if you can t cut it, you can t stay    In the boardroom someone had written on the flip chart If you can t stand the heat, get out of the kitchen! …   English idioms

  • if you can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchen — ► if you can t stand the heat, get out of the kitchen proverb if you can t cope with the pressures of a situation, you should leave others to deal with it rather than complaining. Main Entry: ↑heat …   English terms dictionary

  • if you can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchen — proverb if you can t deal with the pressures and difficulties of a situation or task, you should leave others to deal with it rather than complaining …   Useful english dictionary

  • if you can't stand the heat —    The expression if you can t stand the heat, get out of the kitchen means that if you feel there is too much pressure, you can leave.     Amid the growing tension the organizer declared :     If you can t stand the heat, get out of the kitchen! …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • if you don’t like the heat, get out of the kitchen — 1952 Time 28 Apr. 19 President [Truman] gave a..down to earth reason for his retirement, quoting a favorite expression of his military jester, Major General Harry Vaughan: ‘If you don’t like the heat, get out of the kitchen.’ 1970 Financial Times …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • if you can't take the heat (get out of the kitchen) — if you can’t stand/take/the heat (get out of the kitchen) phrase used for telling someone that they should not do something if they cannot deal with the difficult or unpleasant aspects of it Thesaurus: ways of encouraging or telling someone to do …   Useful english dictionary

  • If can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchen. — If (you) can t stand the heat, get out of the kitchen. something that you say which means if you are not able to deal with a difficult or unpleasant situation, you should leave. He says he didn t realize banking was such a stressful job. Well, if …   New idioms dictionary

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