can't hack it

can't hack it

unable to do the job. I thought delivering papers would be an easy job, but I just can't hack it. If you can't hack it, let me know, and I'll help you out.
See also: hack
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So, the ultimate lesson of the Cartersville case is likely this: Erin Brockovich simply can't hack it anymore.
Are Pentagon officials really saying that gays can't hack it in the military?
I've talked with people who work in the ghetto, and they say a third of the people just can't hack it.
He wants to commit himself to that and she can't hack it.
Women still tend to be overrepresented at all levels of part-time employment, Yates said, but the stereotype of the part-timer as someone who either can't hack it or can't find a place in the full-time world is outdated.