Proverb of the day

Strike while the iron is hot

Meaning
Take advantage of an opportunity as soon as it comes along.

Idiom Origin
Example: I thought over the job offer I got way too long. Now it has been offered to someone else. I should have struck while the iron was hot.

Idiom of the day

Have one\'s hands full

Meaning
To be extremely busy
To be busy or totally occupied with someone or something
To be so busy that you do not have time to do anything else

Idiom Origin
unknown

Usage Examples

  • I have my hands full with my three children.
  • You have your hands full with managing the store.
  • He already has his hands full with two kids and a full-time job, yet he still makes time to volunteer.

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