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    (My sweet and respected teachers) is it correct to say that "may you iron difficulties out"??? And "get rid of" and "get shot of" have the same meanings?

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    Quote Originally Posted by twilit View Post
    (My sweet and respected teachers) is it correct to say that "may you iron difficulties out"??? And "get rid of" and "get shot of" have the same meanings?
    "Get rid of" and "Get shot of" mean the same. "May you iron difficulties out.", does not fit at all.
    Are you trying to say to someone that you hope that they will get over their difficuties?

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    Yeah bhaisahab i want to say as u mentioned.How can i use 'iron out'?

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    Default Re: 'iron out' 'get rid of' 'get shot of'

    If you want to use "iron out," it's used when there are minor problems that have to be solved.

    There are a few complications with our trip, like where we will spend the first night, but we'll get them all ironed out.

    There was confusion before the meeting about which conference room and such, but we got it all ironed out before anyone showed up in the wrong place.

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    Hope you'll always get your problems ironed out correct?

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    That's not very natural.
    I hope you get the situation ironed out.

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