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Online ESL Idioms
An online collection of common English idioms.






- DON'T GIVE UP THE DAY JOB -

A phrase used to tell someone they're not very good at something. For example:

If Cory invites his friend Chris to go golfing and realizes his friend Chris is very bad at golfing, he might say, "well Chris, don't give up your day job!" as a way of saying he'll never be able to make a career out of golf.








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