pump iron
phrasal to lift weights

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • pump iron — ► pump iron informal exercise with weights. Main Entry: ↑pump …   English terms dictionary

  • pump iron — phrasal : to lift weights especially for exercise or body building * * * pump iron see under ↑pump1 • • • Main Entry: ↑iron pump iron (informal) To exercise with weights, to develop one s muscles • • • Main Entry: ↑pump * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • pump iron — informal to lift heavy objects for exercise in order to increase your strength or to improve your appearance. These days, both men and women pump iron for fitness …   New idioms dictionary

  • pump iron — Go to pump (some) iron …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • pump iron — informal exercise with weights. → pump …   English new terms dictionary

  • pump iron — verb To lift weights; to engage in weight or strength training. Her upper body strength has been improving since she started pumping iron at the gym …   Wiktionary

  • Pump iron — work out with weights …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • pump iron — Australian Slang work out with weights …   English dialects glossary

  • pump iron — informal to lift heavy metal objects as a form of exercise …   English dictionary

  • pump iron — idi to lift weights as an exercise or in competition …   From formal English to slang

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