iron

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈaɪərn/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈaɪɚn/ ,USA pronunciation: respellingərn)


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iron

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. [cast, forged, wrought, scrap] iron
  2. [rusty, dirty, any] (old) iron
  3. is made (out) of iron
  4. contains (some, a lot of] iron
  5. [forge, weld, cut, shape] iron
  6. mine (for) iron
  7. need more iron in my [diet, blood, body]
  8. take supplements for low iron
  9. have [low, high] levels of iron
  10. have [a deficiency, an excess] of iron
  11. use a curling iron
  12. with a branding iron
  13. branded with a hot iron
  14. an iron for your clothes
  15. a [hot, heavy, steam] iron
  16. can I borrow your iron?
  17. do you need an iron?
  18. do you know how to use an iron?
  19. left the iron [on, plugged in]
  20. let the iron [cool down, heat up] (first)
  21. has a will of iron
  22. golf: [used, chose, selected] a [5] iron
  23. strike while the iron is hot
  24. UK: has plenty of irons in the fire
n as adj
  1. iron [mining, ore]
  2. a [high, low] iron steel
  3. during the Iron Age
  4. takes iron supplements
  5. have [low, high] iron levels
  6. have an iron deficiency
  7. covered in iron oxide
  8. behind the Iron Curtain
  9. compete in an Iron Man (competition)
  10. rule with an iron fist
  11. has iron abs
v
  1. iron the [shirt, pants, blouse]
  2. iron his [shirt] for him
  3. iron his [shirt] for the [wedding, party, speech]
  4. iron out the [wrinkles, creases]
  5. ironing out [the details, their differences]
  6. ironed it out (between them)
  7. iron on a [patch, transfer]
  8. iron the [patch] onto your [jeans, pants]
  9. iron on a [high, low] heat
  10. iron and [press, steam, fold, pack]
  11. [needs to be, has already been] ironed
  12. UK: needs ironing
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