iron in the fire


iron in the fire
phrasal 1. a matter requiring close attention 2. a prospective course of action

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • iron in the fire — If you have an iron in the fire, you have a project, undertaking or plan of action; having several irons in the fire means you have more than one …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • iron in the fire — {n. phr.} Something you are doing; one of the projects with which a person is busy; job, * /John had a number of irons in the fire, and he managed to keep all of them hot./ Usually used in the phrase too many irons in the fire . * / Ed has a… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • iron in the fire — {n. phr.} Something you are doing; one of the projects with which a person is busy; job, * /John had a number of irons in the fire, and he managed to keep all of them hot./ Usually used in the phrase too many irons in the fire . * / Ed has a… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • iron\ in\ the\ fire — n. phr. Something you are doing; one of the projects with which a person is busy; job, John had a number of irons in the fire, and he managed to keep all of them hot. Usually used in the phrase too many irons in the fire . Ed has a dozen things… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • iron in the fire — phrasal 1. : a matter requiring close oversight or attention : enterprise was a businessman and had other irons in the fire J.D.Beresford 2. : a prospective course of action : a project not yet realized got several irons in the fire and I m… …   Useful english dictionary

  • The Iron Man: The Musical — by Pete Townshend The Iron Man: The Musical by Pete Townshend Album par Pete Townshend Sortie 27 juin 1989 11 juillet 2006 (ressortie) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • The Iron Man: The Musical by Pete Townshend — Album par Pete Townshend Sortie 27 juin 1989 11 juillet 2006 (ressortie) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • The Fire of Awakening — Infobox Album Name = The Fire of Awakening Type = studio Artist = Graveland Released = 2003 Recorded = Genre = Black metal Length = 47:36 Label = No Colours Records Producer = Reviews = Last album = Memory and Destiny (2002) This album = The Fire …   Wikipedia

  • irons in the fire —    A person who has a few irons in the fire has a number of things working to their advantage at the same time.   (Dorking School Dictionary)    ***    If you have a few, or many, irons in the fire, you are involved in several projects at the… …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • irons in the fire — see ↑iron, 1 • • • Main Entry: ↑fire irons in the fire : activities or projects that someone is involved in Although he won t say exactly what he s working on now, he says he has quite a few irons in the fire. • • • Main Entry: ↑iron …   Useful english dictionary


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