where the action is

idiom

: a place or situation that is very active and exciting
likes to be where the action is
Downtown is where the action is.

Examples of where the action is in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Both Clare and the cover offer some clues as to where the action is heading. EW.com, 20 June 2024 But, according to Daggers, the capital’s new development sector is where the action is. Christopher Cameron, The Hollywood Reporter, 18 May 2024 Are they driven by duty, or merely a need to be where the action is? Elaina Patton, Vogue, 12 Apr. 2024 But not as a receiver like his idol, where the action is in abundance. Joe Davidson, Sacramento Bee, 9 Feb. 2024 The spirit hovers and observes and always seems to know where the action is; nothing escapes its view. Owen Gleiberman, Variety, 20 Jan. 2024 Just like a television station, both auction houses have added control rooms filled with producers and directors who watch every camera angle and monitor where the action is in the salesroom. Carol Vogel, New York Times, 6 Nov. 2023 Miami is also closer to Cape Canaveral, where the action is for Blue Origin's rocket and lunar lander activities. Eric Berger, Ars Technica, 3 Nov. 2023 Read the full Gemini Daily Horoscope Cancer (June 22 - July 22) Home life is where the action is! USA TODAY, 27 Aug. 2023

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“Where the action is.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/where%20the%20action%20is. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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