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English definition of “can't cut it”

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can't cut it

( also can't cut the mustard)
to not be able to deal with problems or difficulties in a satisfactory way: If he can't cut it, then we'll get someone else to do the job.
Translations of “can't cut it”
in Chinese (Traditional) 做不了, 不符合條件, 不如人意…
in Chinese (Simplified) 干不了, 不符合条件, 不如人意…
(Definition of can't cut it from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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