Meaning of “pump iron” in the English Dictionary

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"pump iron" in British English

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pump iron

informal

to lift heavy weights for exercise:

These days both men and women pump iron for fitness.

(Definition of “pump iron” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"pump iron" in American English

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pump iron

infmlto lift heavy weights for exercise:

I usually pump iron at the gym for an hour in the morning.

(Definition of “pump iron” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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