called into action

idiom

Definition of called into action

: asked to start working or doing a particular task As a doctor, she can be called into action at any time of the day. Our military unit was called into action at the start of the war.

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“Called into action.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/called%20into%20action. Accessed 18 Jun. 2021.

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