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Meaning of "iron out" #1 (permalink) Mon Jul 13, 2009 15:38 pm   Meaning of "iron out"
 

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #194 "Phrasal Verbs (H to L)", question 2

We still have to ......... the finer details about our upcoming trip to Scotland.

(a) iron in
(b) iron on
(c) iron out

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #194 "Phrasal Verbs (H to L)", answer 2

We still have to iron out the finer details about our upcoming trip to Scotland.

Correct answer: (c) iron out

Your answer was: incorrect
We still have to iron in the finer details about our upcoming trip to Scotland.
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What does it mean "iron out"?
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Meaning of "iron out" #2 (permalink) Tue Jul 14, 2009 4:05 am   Meaning of "iron out"
 

Correct; perfect; eliminate any remaining minor problems
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Meaning of "iron out" #3 (permalink) Wed Nov 16, 2011 20:36 pm   Meaning of "iron out"
 

the finer details =the more minor or smaller details?

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Meaning of "iron out" #4 (permalink) Wed Nov 16, 2011 23:09 pm   Meaning of "iron out"
 

Yes
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