Strike While The Iron Is Hot
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Strike while the iron is hot

Strike While The Iron Is Hot


The phrase ‘strike while the iron is hot’ indicates to take advantage of the circumstances.

Examples in use: “It’s best to place your bid while the iron is hot or else you will never win the bid.”

 

Interesting fact

This phrase is from the 15th century – It's based on the time when the blacksmith worked with the iron while it was still hot.