pump iron

pump iron
phrasal
: to lift weights especially for exercise or body building

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pump iron see under ↑pump1
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Main Entry:iron
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pump iron (informal)
To exercise with weights, to develop one's muscles
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Main Entry:pump

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pump iron informal phrase
to lift heavy metal objects as a form of exercise
Thesaurus: to do physical exercise as a way of keeping fithyponym
Main entry: pump

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informal exercise with weights

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pump iron — see pump, 2
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Main Entry:iron
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pump iron
informal : to lift weights in order to make your muscles stronger

I'm going to the gym to pump some iron.

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Main Entry:pump

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pump ˈiron idiom
(informal) to do exercises in which you lift heavy weights in order to make your muscles stronger
Main entry:pumpidiom

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