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English definition of “can't do sth to save your life”

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can't do sth to save your life

informal
said to mean that you are extremely bad at doing something: I can't draw to save my life.
Translations of “can't do sth to save your life”
in Chinese (Traditional) 完全做不好, 怎麽也做不了…
in Chinese (Simplified) 死活都做不好, 怎么也做不了…
(Definition of can't do sth to save your life from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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