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strike while the iron is hot

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  • v. To strike a hot piece of metal, especially iron, with a mallet or other tool before it cools, while it is still hot enough to be shaped.
  • v. To act on an opportunity promptly while favorable conditions exist; to avoid waiting.
  • Take advantage of opportunity.

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