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See definition of irons in fire on Dictionary.com
  • as inprospect
  • as iniron(s) in the fire
  • as indealings

synonyms for irons in fire

  • anticipation
  • chance
  • expectation
  • forecast
  • future
  • hope
  • likelihood
  • plan
  • possibility
  • probability
  • promise
  • proposal
  • thought
  • calculation
  • contemplation
  • expectancy
  • odds
  • opening
  • presumption
  • in the cards
  • commerce
  • sale
  • business
  • trade
  • intercourse
  • things
  • doings
  • proceedings
  • traffic
  • truck
  • affairs
  • wires
  • transactions
  • matters
  • concerns
  • strings
  • balls in air
  • wire pulling
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antonyms for irons in fire

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  • hopelessness
  • impossibility
  • unlikelihood
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      How to use irons in fire in a sentence

      "A camp-fire would hardly flash and die out like that, Sarge," he answered thoughtfully.
      RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
      She got up and stood in front of the fire, having her hand on the chimney-piece and looking down at the blaze.
      CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
      The fire had been heaped over with earth—to screen it from prying eyes, I suppose, while the good work went on.
      RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
      But, as the keel of the boats touched bottom, each boat-load dashed into the water and then into the enemy's fire.
      GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
      The men, whose poniards his sword parried, had recourse to fire-arms, and two pistols were fired at him.
      THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
      The smoke from her kitchen fire rose white as she put in dry sumac to give it a start.
      THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
      The rebels wished to advance from Lutao, but were kept back by the fire from the gunboat Maria Cristina.
      THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
      Such throats are trying, are they not?In case one catches cold; Ah, yes!
      BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
      They found a few belated sowars of the 3d Cavalry, who took refuge in a wood, and the artillery opened fire at the trees!
      THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
      The camp grew still, except for the rough and ready cook pottering about the fire, boiling buffalo-meat and mixing biscuit-dough.
      RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
      SYNONYM OF THE DAY
      OCTOBER 26, 1985
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      WORDS RELATED TO IRONS IN FIRE

      • affairs
      • balls in air
      • business
      • commerce
      • concerns
      • doings
      • intercourse
      • irons in fire
      • matters
      • proceedings
      • sale
      • strings
      • things
      • trade
      • traffic
      • transactions
      • truck
      • wire pulling
      • wires
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