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If candidates failed to take action, CounterPAC was ready to hold them accountable.

However, I believe that our society is overflowing with lethal weapons and that we must take action to prevent more dead kids.

Adelson was less explicit, saying, “I would not just talk, I would take action.”

We need the President to take action immediately so that other women do not have to go through what I went through—or worse.

She claimed, too, that her mother knew about all of this, and refused to take action.

If they agree, the boards shall take action in accordance therewith.

Of course Clemens would take action immediately; he telegraphed, enjoining the performance.

I knew I must take action of some kind, and not die there until the day found me cowering like a fox in the shelter of the woods.

He wanted us to take action, but he absolutely refused to go into the witness-box to give evidence.

You yourselves must realize after hearing all sides that I can take action only after careful deliberation.


On this page you'll find 47 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to take action, such as: arrive, be invited, chip in, come, enter, and intercede.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.