Origin of direct action
OTHER WORDS FROM direct actiondirect actionist, noun
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How to use direct action in a sentence
Hamilton and Mire work with the Awood Center, which—since it is a worker center rather than a union—doesn’t go through NLRB elections but instead organizes through direct action.Tech’s new labor movement is harnessing lessons learned a century ago|Sarah Jaffe|June 30, 2021|MIT Technology Review
It often involves direct action and is rooted in a desire for social transformation.Mutual Aid May Be Last Year’s Most Enduring Legacy|Luz Cruz|May 27, 2021|Eater
It’s unclear whether the direct action of light could fully account for the success of Cook’s baking treatment.The Antarctic Expedition That Changed Modern Medicine|Julian Sancton|May 12, 2021|Time
Crew Dragon mostly works autonomously, so the crew members should have to take only a few direct actions on their own.This is how (almost) anyone can train to be an astronaut|Neel Patel|March 24, 2021|MIT Technology Review
She also said she is committed to real and direct action, to bringing real change to the Central American Parliament.Ruby Corado backs transgender Central American Parliament candidate|Michael K. Lavers|February 11, 2021|Washington Blade
While this deferred action is controversial in the United States, in Mexico, what Obama did is universally popular.Why Mexicans Are Enraged by Obama’s Big Tuesday Meeting|Ruben Navarrette Jr.|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
This is where much of the action will be for anti-LGBT groups.
In 2008, Huckabee raised a little over $16 million, with less than $55,000 coming from political action committees.
In 2009, Lee Daniels announced that he would direct Selma and that Liam Neeson would play President Lyndon Johnson.Dr. King Goes to Hollywood: The Flawed History of ‘Selma’|Gary May|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The possibility that the same outcome could happen another way -- namely a guy asks me out -- keeps me from taking action.Random Hook-Ups or Dry Spells: Why Millennials Flunk College Dating|Ellie Schaack|January 1, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Let the thought of self pass in, and the beauty of great action is gone, like the bloom from a soiled flower.
Each religion claims that its own Bible is the direct revelation of God, and is the only true Bible teaching the only true faith.God and my Neighbour|Robert Blatchford
He saw Gen. Braddock as he passed on to his defeat, and could give a succinct account of that sanguinary action.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
The wisdom of a scribe cometh by his time of leisure: and he that is less in action, shall receive wisdom.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
Words are often everywhere as the minute-hands of the soul, more important than even the hour-hands of action.