Idiom: 'If you can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchen'
What does 'If you can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchen' mean?
Meaning: Originally a Harry S. Truman quote, this means that if you can't take the pressure, then you should remove yourself from the situation.
Contributor: Alea Roach
Country: International English | Subject Area: Buildings & construction | Usage Type: Both or All Words Used
- Stand in good stead
- Dead heat
- Make your hair stand on end
- More heat than light
- Everything but the kitchen sink
- Take the heat
- Stand head and shoulders above
- Stand tall
- Don't stand there with curlers in your hair
- Stand the test of time
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