n. [c] 行动 (group action 团队行动)
now it's time to take action. (现在是该行动的时候了。)
n. [u] 情节
the action is set in paris. (事情发生在巴黎。)
the action lasted five hours. (战斗持续了5 个)
she to take a legal action against him. (她决定起诉他。)
actionless (没有行动的, 不行动的);
action movie (动作片; kongfu movie)
常见搭配 useful phrase
军事行动 --- military action
民事诉讼 --- a civil action
刑事诉讼 --- a criminal action
习语与俗语 idioms & slangs
action! --- 开拍（导演用语）
man of action --- 注重行动的人，实干家
生活用语 street talks
if you guys are going to bet on the basketball game, i want a piece of the action. (算我 一份)
action stations, everyone!
the president has arrived! (各就各位)
linus: what does it tell you?
sabrina: that's between you and the river.
linus: you know it's funny listening to your talk. makes
me.... makes me wonder if i should...
linus: i don't know, something is different. i feel different. at work i don't... i love the action, but, sometimes i wonder, lately especially, been wondering what it would be like, to spend some time in a place that i love like that, not just a few days, but for a real change.
actually, i think i've been thinking about it for a long time, i just, um, i just didn't know it until, till you, uh... 《情归巴黎》
actions speak louder than words.
don't judge a man's actions at first sight; give them asecond look.