Don’t call us, we’ll call you

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Don't call us, we'll call you.

cliché Do not be in further contact with us regarding your application/submission/inquiry/etc., we will contact you if we wish to proceed further (generally meaning that no such contact is to be expected). Thank you for your interesting submission to our fiction department. We'll think it over for now—don't call us, we'll call you.
See also: call

Don’t call us, we’ll call you

sent. a formulaic expression given to job applicants who have just interviewed or auditioned for a job. Stupendous, Gloria, just stupendous. What glamour and radiance! Don’t call us, we’ll call you.
See also: call