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where the action is

Slang definitions & phrases for where the action is

where the action is

adverb phrase

: Do you want to live where the action is?

noun phrase

The site of stimulating and modish events, trends, etc; a place of excitement; where it's at: Don't come here if you're looking for where the action is

[1970s+; probably fr action, ''gambling'']


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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