day job

US 
UK 
  • n.日常的有薪工作;(白天的)正职
  • Web日赴一日;日常工作;全日性工作
Plural Form:day jobs  
day job
n.
1.
日常的有薪工作;(白天的)正职the paid work that sb normally does
IDM
So you want to be a writer? Well my advice is, don't give up the day job.
这么说你想成为一个作家了?得了,我劝你不要放弃老本行。
dont give up the day job
(informal)
别放弃白天的正职(别放弃老本行去尝试没有把握的新事物)used to tell sb that they should continue doing what they are used to, rather than trying sth new which they are likely to fail at
So you want to be a writer? Well my advice is, don't give up the day job.
这么说你想成为一个作家了?得了,我劝你不要放弃老本行。

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