irons in the fire
Definition of 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.
Word by Word Definitions
: something made of iron: such as
: shackles for the hands or legs
: a heated metal implement used for branding or cauterizing
: of, relating to, or made of iron
: resembling iron
: strong and healthy : robust
: to furnish or cover with iron
: to shackle with irons
: to smooth with or as if with a heated iron
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