the action


: the most exciting or interesting activities that are happening in a particular place
The new theater places the audience closer to the center/middle of the action.
I moved to New York City to be (a) part of the action.

Examples of the action in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Meliá Ria Hotel & Spa Meliá Ria Hotel & Spa, which sits by the Ria de Aveiro lagoon, is an ideal spot for those looking to stay close to the action while also getting pampered. Stacey Leasca, Travel + Leisure, 12 June 2024 Johnson, who missed some of the OTA workouts, could also jump back into the action. Mike Kaye, Charlotte Observer, 10 June 2024 But the glue that holds the show together is the excellent eight-piece band led by Sarah Pool Wilhelm, which weaves in and out of the action and concludes this inspiring musical with a post-curtain-call jam session. Rob Hubbard, Twin Cities, 9 June 2024 Join in on the action with Indian Motorcycle of Metro Milwaukee Indian Motorcycle of Metro Milwaukee, W191 S7757 Racine Ave. Chesnie Wardell, Journal Sentinel, 6 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for the action 

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“The action.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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