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Too many irons in the fire


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'Too many irons in the fire' means to engage in too many projects at the same time, some of which can turn out to be a failure.


Sample Usage

1.He turned down the job offer, as he already had too many irons in the fire.

2.My friend has too many irons in the fire; he is always busy.

3.He had too many irons in the fire, so he missed the deadlines.


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