strike while the iron is hot

idiom

: to do something immediately while there is still a good chance to do it

Examples of strike while the iron is hot in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web WrestleMania, of course, is WWE’s biggest possible stage, and whether Lynch ultimately re-signs with WWE or not, the creative team must strike while the iron is hot. Blake Oestriecher, Forbes, 24 Feb. 2024 Upright vacuum prices start at $98, so strike while the iron is hot. Stephanie Osmanski, Southern Living, 10 Oct. 2023 As the hit keeps growing, Conway says the strategy isn’t to strike while the iron is hot with unrelated follow-up content. Josh Glicksman, Billboard, 3 Oct. 2023 That purchase price is even lower for Amazon Prime Day, so strike while the iron is hot. K. Thor Jensen, PCMAG, 11 July 2023 But there’s also a system in place that’s telling you to keep going, strike while the iron is hot. Lacey Rose, The Hollywood Reporter, 1 June 2023 After all, anyone who manages to build an audience on TikTok is definitely going to try to strike while the iron is hot and cash in. Maren Estrada, BGR, 10 June 2021 Producers always strike while the iron is hot, and whenever a Western film or show scores return on investment, there is sure to be imitators looking to cash in. Chris Yogerst, The Hollywood Reporter, 21 Mar. 2023 Restraining order or no, Bravo still plans to film a reunion with the cast in Los Angeles next week, in order to strike while the iron is hot. Kate Aurthur, Variety, 15 Mar. 2023

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“Strike while the iron is hot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/strike%20while%20the%20iron%20is%20hot. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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