into action

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Definition of into action

: to an active state They had already put the plan into action.

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“Into action.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/into%20action. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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