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strike while the iron is hot

Date: Mar 16 2000

引語

1. Quote - Listen to the quote and guess what the slang means.

“It’s hard, you know. There’s a part of you that feels it’s
such an uncertain business, and I spent so much time
struggling to get a job. There’s definitely an instinct to
strike while the iron is hot.”

定義

1. 定義 - Study the definition.

take action when an opportunity is presented
*
*

2. 用法 - Learn how the slang is used.

“I heard they were selling plane tickets to Paris for only
*
$300 bucks! We better get down to the travel agent
and
strike while the iron is hot*.” You should use this phrase when talking about a very
special opportunity.
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範例

1. Examples - Hear some example sentences.

猜對了

1. Winners - See who guessed the slang definition correctly.

“To take care of a matter before it becomes too late. To act in proper time and at the right moment.”
by Ico Neev (Sofia, Bulgaria)
“It means don’t postpone anything. If you can do something right away, you should do it now, don’t put it off for tomorrow. In other words, don’t be a procrastinator.”
by Oleg K
“Take the advantage and do it as quick as possible.”
by Zhixun Lin (Guangzhou, China)

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aynaz

aynaz

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

we have an expression like this in farsi,we say put the bread in oven,while its hot…

10:18 AM May 28 2008 |

sheeda

sheeda

Serbia and Montenegro

it a usefull word ,i just read it .how about you,command it strike while the iron is hot

10:13 AM Jan 21 2008 |

Halim Iskander

Egypt

Excellent

04:28 AM Jan 14 2008 |

某君

某君

Germany

i see

07:45 PM Nov 17 2007 |

nesti

Indonesia

excellent!

02:15 AM Apr 19 2007 |

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