out of action

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Definition of out of action

: unable to perform a usual job or function : not in action He broke his leg and the doctors say that he'll be out of action for at least a month.

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“Out of action.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/out%20of%20action. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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