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English definition of “don't give up the day job!”

don't give up the day job!

humorous
used for telling someone that you do not think they are very good at something: "What did you think of my singing, then?" "Er, don't give up the day job!"
(Definition of don't give up the day job! from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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