take action


: to do something : to act in order to get a particular result
The committee is ready to take action.

Examples of take action in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The group calls on Japan’s government to take action, including the passage of laws that protect elections and national security and stronger copyright laws. Chris Morris, Fortune, 8 Apr. 2024 Last month, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to take action on South Carolina’s 1st Congressional District. Marilyn W. Thompson, ProPublica, 4 Apr. 2024 Such clubs are voluntary groups that educate students on environmental issues and encourage them to take action to improve their environment. Natalie Eilbert, Journal Sentinel, 4 Apr. 2024 January's lawsuit wasn't the first time fans tried to take action over Madonna's late start time. S. Dev, CBS News, 4 Apr. 2024 The conflict has prompted an outpouring of concern from residents and a push for city leaders — more accustomed to weighing local budgets than international policy — to take action. Hannah Fry, Los Angeles Times, 2 Apr. 2024 But the account adjustment is temporary, and some borrowers who need to take action (such as consolidating their loans through the Direct loan program) must do so before the end of April. Adam S. Minsky, Forbes, 27 Mar. 2024 The lawsuit came after the Center for Countering Digital Hate published findings that Twitter failed to take action against 99 of 100 accounts verified via X Premium (formerly called Twitter Blue) which the organization reported for hate-speech violations. Todd Spangler, Variety, 25 Mar. 2024 The act of kindness, which the marina members continued to carry out, led Morgan to take action. Scott Talley, Detroit Free Press, 24 Mar. 2024

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“Take action.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/take%20action. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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