Idiom:  take action


idiom:  take action

  • to do or start something
  • to act in order to achieve a result

Example sentences

— After years of complaining, the secretary finally took action and quit her job.

— The community decided to take action and begin cleaning the park themselves rather than waiting for the local government to handle the situation.

— We need leaders who will take action and not make promises they can't keep.

— I think my best quality for this sales position is that I take action and follow through without needing to be told what to do.

— When I saw the man choking I immediately took action, without even thinking.

— I admire people who take action and pursue their wildest dreams instead of just thinking about them.

— It's time we finally take action and get those kids away from their abusive father.

— My neighbor was awarded a key to the city for taking action and organizing an annual charity event to benefit needy children.


  • step in
  • get involved

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