Example sentences for: action

How can you use “action” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • One of the most impressive sights on your trip will be the rivalry of the Canadian Pacific and Canadian National railways in action: endless trains of freight wagons, pulled and pushed often by two engines at either end for the tougher stretches, snake through the canyons on opposite banks of the river.

  • Or, wiggling your fingers by letting the motive force propagate directly from your will to the digits, you suddenly notice the real cause of the action is quite elsewhere, in tendons rippling beneath the skin way up at the elbow--a bit of mechanical trumpery that gives the lie to the self.

  • Gore shows a similar gift for information-free discourse in his comment on the FALN clemency controversy, quoted in the WP : "The proper course of action is to wait to review the analysis now underway that will be presented to the White House later this week and I'll defer judgment until that time."

  • Metformin is in the class of biguanides and works by decreasing hepatic glucose output and increasing insulin action in tissues.

  • Note 1: Importance Rating of the supporting action to your specific assignment (H = high, M = medium, L = low.)

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