spring into/to action/life

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Definition of spring into/to action/life

: to become suddenly very active and energetic They sprang into action as soon as they received their orders. The crowd sprang to life after the first goal was scored.

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“Spring into/to action/life.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spring%20into/to%20action/life. Accessed 25 January 2020.

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