Wednesday, August 13, 2014

English idiom - If you can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchen

Here's another famous expression that uses the word heat!

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

This means:
If you cannot handle the pressure, you should not be in a position where you have to deal with it.
This was first said (according to Wiktionary) by the 33rd president of the United States. Harry S. Truman.

I found an idiom in Russian with a similar meaning.
How about your language? Do you have a similar expression? Tell us in the comments below!


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