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iron out

iron out

Date: Jul 10 2008

Themes: Music, Pop Culture

Quote

1. Quote - Listen to the quote and guess what the slang means.

“We’re still ironing out the details of our tour.”

- Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo on getting ready to hit the road. (Rolling Stone)

Definition

1. Definition - Study the definition.

take care of, figure out, deal with, address

2. Use - Learn how the slang is used.

There’s nothing more perfect than a freshly ironed shirt. It’s so flawless and warm and clean. Do you ever wish you could just iron your life? Use an appliance to get rid of all the imperfections, wrinkles and worries?

While there isn’t an actual electric iron for that sort of thing (yet!), you iron out parts of your life all the time. Any time you figure out the details of a plan, or solve a problem, you’re ironing out some issues.

Weezer is planning a tour where audience members are free to bring instruments to the show and play along to the music. It will be pretty exciting, but since it’s never been done before there’s a lot of stuff to figure out. So before he leaves, Rivers Cuomo is busy ironing out the details.

Examples

1. Examples - Hear some example sentences.

“Once we iron out the kinks, we’ll get our new website online.”

“I still have a few things to iron out, but generally the move went well and I’m happy in my new home.”

Winners

1. Winners - See who guessed the slang definition correctly.

lathy to solve a problem
by lathy
yinlin_li ironing out: planning and thinking
by yinlin_li
Pavlionka to settle problems or difficulties
by Pavlionka
Tikee To put something, usually a problem, to a finished situation by solving or removing it.
by Tikee
liru clear up.
by liru
angela.low to solve a problem or getting details to solve an issue
by angela.low
metal21 They are planning the last details of their tour.
by metal21
epicatin They are still arrenging the last details of their tour.
by epicatin
aynaz planning ..discovering...
by aynaz
nellis ironing out I guess the words mean to set up the plan
by nellis
NAJLA IRONING OUT means :to get rid of the difficulties and problems affecting the tour.
by NAJLA
@rehanna@ it mean to remove problems or find solutions
by @rehanna@
Ggabo preparing, arrangement...
by Ggabo
mafia123 S.O is ironing out St means they haven't had the final decicion for doing something.they are on the way to plan every thing for their intention!
by mafia123
sabooshka resolve difficulties in a mutual manner; reach an agreement mutually
by sabooshka
TLATIS Improving the details of the show
by TLATIS
examine or think about
by Cherish bloom
I think 'iron out' means: think about again, review or discuss repeatedly.
by feresyosira
tarkaw making perfect plan
by tarkaw
marcular WORK OUT?
by marcular
nada161284 solving some small problems
by nada161284
hhb to put right a problem
by hhb
it means figuring out
by olivetree96
dearpesar resolve difficulties in a mutual manner
by dearpesar
vivian he i think iron out means discuss
by vivian he
ninamorena working on!!
by ninamorena
I think figuring out or to put the details into the proper or desired order. If you iron out difficulties, you resolve or smooth out them and bring them to an end.
by Imelda Pera
osatoga To make the last arrangements about something planned.
by osatoga
MaryCutie working on something to make it better
by MaryCutie
Jack0398 I guess that iron out means figure out or find out or prepare.
by Jack0398
Cyrielle "solve"
by Cyrielle
dofkele15 talking and planing details for their tour.
by dofkele15
Silly_rose it means that we're stll discussing every aspects of our tour. cause we wanna take everything into account and come to a good result.
by Silly_rose
planning
by Robert_Grace
Ágnes plan
by Ágnes
gracelele to resolve or clear up (difficulties, disagreements, etc.)
by gracelele
gracelele checking out. sheduling or digging out?
by gracelele
dia_nna29 working on to making things smooth
by dia_nna29
Dekler think over
by Dekler

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a2020

a2020

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

I should iron out some stuff in my job.

11:35 AM Jul 09 2016 |

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Afghanistan

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10:21 PM Nov 20 2015 |

sisilena

China

many things need to be ironed out in my life. especially recently, my company is in trouble and may close down. so what’s my next movement always troubles my head and the wrose thing is whether i could get all my money back if that happened.

02:28 AM Aug 27 2008 |

GHado0o0sh

GHado0o0sh

Saudi Arabia

I’ll try to Iron Out my problems as soon as I could.. :)

02:24 PM Jul 15 2008 |

PenguinQ

China

i think it means working on

08:01 PM Jul 14 2008 |

yongbrave

yongbrave

China

i like it, iron out is a very useful word

11:30 PM Jul 13 2008 |

Tarantulla

Tarantulla

Russian Federation

I iron out my business problem.

06:27 AM Jul 13 2008 |

Dan Evans

Dan Evans

China

I UNDERSTAND

11:54 PM Jul 12 2008 |

izam8480

izam8480

Malaysia

I’ve to iron out all of things, make things more better

06:54 AM Jul 12 2008 |

Angela1986

China

put away or deal with

11:22 PM Jul 11 2008 |

McCoy

McCoy

China

“摆平了!”

10:06 PM Jul 11 2008 |

Hengbo shi

Hengbo shi

China

I have ironed out my summer holiday!

02:05 AM Jul 11 2008 |

lovelygirl_piano

Viet Nam

i think it mean!yeah!!!

09:46 PM Jul 10 2008 |

munder

Iraq

i think it mean

02:16 PM Jul 10 2008 |

addiama

addiama

Ethiopia

preparing or planning to make something better or successful.

11:34 AM Jul 10 2008 |

SÉRGIO

SÉRGIO

Brazil

ironing out our future!

08:02 AM Jul 10 2008 |

Mi .

Mi .

Netherlands

oh i see :O

06:42 AM Jul 10 2008 |

Lana

Lana

China

I see..

06:18 AM Jul 10 2008 |

Pei~

Pei~

China

Thank you~
明白了

06:05 AM Jul 10 2008 |

forrest geng

China

it means “搞定” in chinese

10:34 PM Jul 09 2008 |

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