don't give up the day job

Don't give up the day job
This idiom is used a way of telling something that they do something badly.

The small dictionary of idiomes. 2014.

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  • don't give up the day job — don’t give up the/your/day job humorous phrase used for telling someone that you do not think that they will be successful if they try to change their career Thesaurus: likely to failsynonym Main entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • don't give up the day job — INFORMAL HUMOROUS ► used for telling someone that they will never be successful with something they are trying to do and should keep doing their real job instead Main Entry: ↑job …   Financial and business terms

  • Don't give up the day job! — humorous something that you say to someone who is performing in order to tell them that you do not think they are very good at it. What did you think of my singing, then? Er, don t give up the day job! …   New idioms dictionary

  • don't give up the day job —    This idiom is used a way of telling something that they do something badly.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • don't give up your day job — don’t give up the/your/day job humorous phrase used for telling someone that you do not think that they will be successful if they try to change their career Thesaurus: likely to failsynonym Main entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • day job — PHRASE: V inflects If someone tells you not to give up the day job, they are saying that they think you should continue doing what you are good at, rather than trying something new which they think you will fail at. [HUMOROUS] It s a kind way of… …   English dictionary

  • Don't Go Near the Water (novel) — Don t Go Near the Water   Cover of first edition (hardcover) …   Wikipedia

  • day job — day ,job noun count the main job of someone who is also trying to succeed in some other career such as singing or acting a. don t give up the/your day job HUMOROUS used for telling someone that you do not think that they will be successful if… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • day job — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms day job : singular day job plural day jobs the main job of someone who is also trying to succeed in some other career such as singing or acting • don t give up the/your day job humorous used for telling someone …   English dictionary

  • The Day of the Jackal (film) — Infobox Film name = The Day of the Jackal image size = caption = Film poster director = Fred Zinnemann producer = John Woolf Julien Derode David Deutsch writer = Kenneth Ross narrator = starring = Edward Fox Michael Lonsdale music = Georges… …   Wikipedia


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