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synonyms for action
- big idea
- in the works
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How to use action in a sentence
Rather, she advocated for affirmative action as a principle of equality of opportunity.Ruth Bader Ginsburg Forged A New Place For Women In The Law And Society | LGBTQ-Editor | September 23, 2020 | No Straight News
That possibility represents the culmination of a decades-long plan of action by conservatives who specifically and deliberately targeted the nation’s courts.How Presidents Have Shaped The US Supreme Court – And Why The Choice Of Its Next Justice Is So Crucial | LGBTQ-Editor | September 23, 2020 | No Straight News
Monmouth County Prosecutor Chris Gramiccioni called the actions of two Asbury Park officers a “textbook definition of a breach of the position of trust.”
Bernstein said Wyatt’s actions helped the other hackers remain anonymous and that his phone account was used to send threatening text messages to relatives of victims.Hacker sentenced to 5 years for targeting U.S. companies | Verne Kopytoff | September 22, 2020 | Fortune
Bank stocks had sharp losses Monday morning after a report alleged that several of them continue to profit from illicit dealings with criminal networks despite being previously fined for similar actions.
While this deferred action is controversial in the United States, in Mexico, what Obama did is universally popular.Why Mexicans Are Enraged by Obama’s Big Tuesday Meeting | Ruben Navarrette Jr. | January 6, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
This is where much of the action will be for anti-LGBT groups.
In 2008, Huckabee raised a little over $16 million, with less than $55,000 coming from political action committees.
The possibility that the same outcome could happen another way -- namely a guy asks me out -- keeps me from taking action.Random Hook-Ups or Dry Spells: Why Millennials Flunk College Dating | Ellie Schaack | January 1, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
But taking such action puts them at odds with the most powerful and best-organized segment of their coalition.
Let the thought of self pass in, and the beauty of great action is gone, like the bloom from a soiled flower.Pearls of Thought | Maturin M. Ballou
He saw Gen. Braddock as he passed on to his defeat, and could give a succinct account of that sanguinary action.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology | Joel Munsell
The wisdom of a scribe cometh by his time of leisure: and he that is less in action, shall receive wisdom.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version | Various
Words are often everywhere as the minute-hands of the soul, more important than even the hour-hands of action.Pearls of Thought | Maturin M. Ballou
The action was at first a little confusing to Edna, but she soon lent herself readily to the Creole's gentle caress.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories | Kate Chopin
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