表达方式: Strike while the iron is hot
含义: Make the most out of the opportunity given
句子: Benny struck the iron while it was hot ; he asked for a budget increase in his department right after getting promoted.
情况 #1 Rose向她的同事Jenina投诉，因为她从另一个国家（而不是其产品针对的国家）获得了很多关于其启动化妆品的询问。看看Jenina在这种情况下如何使用该表达。
Rose: I am getting tons of product inquiries on our email. Most of them are from Middle Eastern countries. So far, we don’t have inquiries from Northern America.
Jenina : Let’s strike while the iron is hot and look for a brand ambassador from the Middle East.
Rose: Are you serious ? Our target is Northern America.
Jenina : Like I said, let’s strike while the iron is hot; we should be open for new market.
Rose : Okay, okay. I’m gonna look for a brand ambassador in one of those countries.
Jenina : Let’s do whatever we can to get clients abroad. This could be our chance.
情况 #2 黛比在哈佛大学获得了研究生奖学金，但她刚刚被提升为美国最大新闻团队的首席新闻主播。 她正在考虑是否可以两者都做。
Debbie: I got the scholarship and the promotion. I just don’t know if I could do both.
Ben: This is the perfect time for me to say,strike while the iron is hot ! Have a meeting with the TV executives and check the options. You are the most organized person that I know. I guess you can do both. Don’t let Harvard go!
Debbie: I hope the negotiation will go well.
Ben: Girl, strike while the iron is hot! You are an asset; I think they will listen to you and support you.