“I think the best course of action would be to take it now,” Brower said.
So outraged he swung into action and summoned the former Baltimore Ravens running back to the NFL Vatican on Park Avenue.
In some very real sense, 21st-century Hollywood has forgotten how to use living, breathing Homo sapiens in action movies.
Such an action would have been inconceivable even eighteen months ago.
With pages of action and a faithful fanbase, Hollywood is mining the good book for blockbuster stories.
I appreciate your sympathy, but what I need is action and information and answers.
The action of the stronger to suspend, Reason still use, to reason still attend.
Your action at this moment may cause irretrievable delay and loss.
He could remember clearly now, the Earl's explanations of the action of the coronet.
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.