Idiom:  in action

Definition

idiom:  in action

  • in progress
  • working or operating as intended
  • doing something that you are trained to do or do well


Example sentences

  • This Italian restaurant has an open kitchen so you can see the chef in action throwing pizza dough in the air.
  • I love coming to professional tennis matches and watching the players in action.  It's completely different than watching on tv.
  • You can see the coffee bean roasting in action at our local roasting plant from 12:00 noon until 3:00 PM daily.
  • If you want to see the Lakers in action I've got tickets for Friday night's basketball game.
  • I've always wanted to see the Supreme Court in action and it was really interesting.
  • We'd never seen a rap battle in action so we had the best time at the club last night.
  • Have you ever seen a mariachi band in action? It's so much fun!
  • There's nothing like seeing a skilled magician in action.
  • My children were thrilled with the circus watching all the different performers in action.
  • The renovations and construction have been going on forever. When will we finally see the cable cars in action again?


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