Example sentences for: irons

How can you use “irons” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Too many irons in the fire.

  • This adaptation of Alexandre Dumas' 1846 swashbuckler "transforms its august stars [Leonardo DiCaprio, Jeremy Irons, Gabriel Byrne, Gérard Depardieu, and John Malkovich] into something akin to a manic dinner-theater troupe" ( Slate 's David Edelstein).

  • (The over-fifties team for which I play is the Hot Irons: we strike while the iron's hot and also play golf.)

  • Michael Wood, in the New York Review of Books , says the film, which stars Jeremy Irons and Melanie Griffith, "is downright demure; deeply, almost debilitatingly loyal to Nabokov's novel."

  • A minority praises Jeremy Irons' portrayal of Humbert Humbert--the middle-age professor obsessed with his adolescent stepdaughter--as sufficiently smarmy, and call the film "rich beyond what anyone could have expected" (Caryn James, the New York Times ). (Read Louis Menand's review in Slate .)


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