if you can't stand the heat, keep out of the kitchen

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if you can't stand the heat, keep out of the kitchen

proverb If you can't cope with or handle the pressure in a given situation, you should remove yourself from that situation. Typically used to imply that the one being addressed is weak or unsuited for such work. The pace is only going to pick up from here, newbie, so if you can't stand the heat, keep out of the kitchen.
See also: if, keep, kitchen, of, out, stand
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If you can’t stand the heat, keep out of the kitchen

sent. If you cannot accept the problems of involvement, do not get involved. Yes, it’s difficult to be a candidate. If you can’t stand the heat, keep out of the kitchen.
See also: if, keep, kitchen, of, out, stand
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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