So outraged he swung into action and summoned the former Baltimore Ravens running back to the NFL Vatican on Park Avenue.
Such an action would have been inconceivable even eighteen months ago.
The standard, unwavering support for any and every Israeli action was on display.
Based on the way they sprang into action on Friday, his family had more than an inkling of what might be ahead.
He steered clear of anything that might be interpreted as an aggressive call to action.
I appreciate your sympathy, but what I need is action and information and answers.
I'm going back there, and get things in action, and I'm going to stay by them.
Your action at this moment may cause irretrievable delay and loss.
It passed, and the next moment she was on her feet again, capable of action.
The guns on both sides were got up from the hold and mounted, and we were ready for action.
mid-14c., "cause or grounds for a lawsuit," from Anglo-French accioun, Old French accion (12c.) "action, lawsuit, case," from Latin actionem (nominative actio) "a putting in motion; a performing, doing," noun of action from past participle stem of agere "to do" (see act (v.)). Sense of "something done, an act, deed" is late 14c. Meaning "fighting" is from c.1600. As a film director's command, it is attested from 1923. Meaning "excitement" is recorded from 1968. Phrase actions speak louder than words is attested from 1731.
action ac·tion (āk'shən)
The state or process of acting or doing.
A change that occurs in the body or in a bodily organ as a result of its functioning.
Exertion of force or power.