common hard silver white metallic element capable of being magnetized and used in various forms
a heavy object with a flat bottom and a handle on top, shaped in a point at the front, which is heated, usually electrically, and used for making cloth and clothes smooth
physical strength or moral firmness or harshness
make clothing smooth and flat with a hot iron; smooth or press clothing with a hot iron
"an iron constitution"
"press your shirts"
"she stood there ironing"
Meddle you must, that's certain, or forswear to wear iron about you.
出自：Twelfth Night , Shakespeare
What if Trade..thatch with towns the prairie broad With railways ironed o'er.
出自： R. W. Emerson
We had to take our clogs to be 'ironed'.
He ruled the country with a rod of iron.
The dean ruled his department with a rod of iron.
John is ruled by his wife with a rod of iron .
A small kingdom ruled by herself with a rod of iron was what she liked.
I shall have to iron out the creases in this dress.
I always iron out the folds in new sheets, so that they are more comfortable to sleep in.
He offered to iron out the wrinkles in her dress.
She tried hard to iron out the wrinkles over her blouse.
她费了很大的力气才把上衣上的皱纹熨平。 iron out sth
It didnt take long to iron out the difficulties.
The directors are trying to iron out the difficulties connected with the new contract.
The House and Senate ironed out the differences between their two tax bills.
They are experts at ironing out the problems that arise at international gatherings.
The purpose of this conference is to iron out the misunderstandings between the two sides.
It's time we ironed out the causes of the disagreement once and for all.
The problem should have been ironed out months ago.
Their misunderstandings were ironed out after a long talk.
There are no difficulties that cannot be ironed out if both parties are determined to reach an agreement.
I thought most of our problems were ironed out.
误 Iron and steel industry are developing.
正 Iron and steel industry is developing.
误 Iron and steel outputs is increasing.
正 Iron and steel outputs are increasing.
析 iron and steel作为一个固定短语“钢铁”,不管是作复合名词还是作形容词,动词都要用单数; 但如果把iron和steel作为两个不同的内涵,就要求用复数动词。
误 She ironed the wrinkles in her dress.
正 She ironed out the wrinkles in her dress.
析 动词iron指“熨烫衣物”,后接表示衣物、服装类的名词作宾语。但要表示“借熨烫把褶皱除去”,应该用iron out。