leap into action

idiom

: to act immediately
They leaped into action when the fire alarm sounded.

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“Leap into action.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/leap%20into%20action. Accessed 4 Dec. 2022.

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