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English definition of “can't cut it”

can't cut it

(also can't cut the mustard) mainly US
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.Coping and not copingDealing with things or peopleTolerating and enduring
(Definition of can't cut it from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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