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    #1

    you couldn’t beat the church gig

    "Long ago, Patriarch had quit believing in the hereafter altogether. He admitted to himself he was a fraud. However, you couldn’t beat the church gig."
    Does it mean "you can't quit the church job?
    Thank you.
    Last edited by meliss; 07-Oct-2013 at 08:06.

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    Re: you couldn’t beat the church gig

    Quote Originally Posted by meliss View Post
    "Long ago, Patriarch had quit believing in the hereafter altogether. He admitted to himself he was a fraud. However, you couldn’t beat the church gig."
    Does it mean "you can't quit the church job?
    Thank you.
    It means that there is no better job.

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