One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Used as a dismissive way of saying that someone has not been successful in an audition or job application.
- ‘You can't walk five meters in a straight line… don't call us, we'll call you.’
- ‘His e-mail read like a ‘thank you for your interest, but don't call us, we'll call you,’ form letter.’
- ‘Thank you, thank you, I've got the picture: don't call us, we'll call you.’
- ‘After the first audition there was a two-week period when it was a case of don't call us, we'll call you.’
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