swing into action
Energetically start doing something, as in Come on, let's swing into action before the others arrive. This idiom uses swing in the sense of “move vigorously.”
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What Is An Action Verb?Action verbs are typically single words that describe what a person or thing in a sentence does (like run, write, yell, and think). So if it answers the question What is the subject doing? it’s the action verb. In the sentence “John paints the garage,” the subject is John. To find the action verb, ask yourself What is John doing? John paints, so the action …
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