actionnoun

  • ja行動、実行、活動
  • enthe process of doing something, especially in order to achieve something

Examples

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Diaz, I know you're scared, but things are starting to turn around.
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We're on the money trail, and we just found a new lead.
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With all due respect, sir, both you and I know that none of that is gonna pan out.
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And you said yourself I should take action.
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So I am, in Argentina, surrounded by scorpions or not surrounded by scorpions.
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I'll find out when I get there.
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Face it, man.
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We are going to jail.
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We might as well start hiding razorblades under our tongues.
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Here, you can have one of mine.
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How long has that been in there?
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- Since grade school. - Yeah, that checks out.
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No one's going to jail.
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We're gonna work this case.
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And we're gonna find something.
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You're not gonna sit back and resign yourselves to your fates.
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You're gonna take action.
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Someone needs to find out what it was about.
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Yeah, you know what?
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I am so concerned about Oscar's wellbeing
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that I will give $100 to whoever can tell me what that call was about.
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I'll take that action.
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I've done a lot worse for a lot less.
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Eighty five, and I read somewhere that you're on the road 300 days out of the year?
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- Is that — - Yes.
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Even more now because when you get closer to the end, wherever the end is,
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there's so much wrong with the world today, and there's so much need for a message of hope
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because if we all lose hope, then we may as well give up,
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and we know the world's in a mess.
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We know we've harmed the environment,
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destroying the forest, polluting the atmosphere, polluting the ocean.
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- You know about all that. - Yeah.
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And we must take action now.
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What do you wanna say to other teens out there who are dealing with teachers
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who aren't putting their all into their education?
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Don't do it like Jeff did.
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Stand up for what you believe in, but do it in a respectable way.
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Maybe talk to your teachers about different ways to learn or to do things.
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Stop being lazy and actually take action.
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For Eddie's part, the fear he has to overcome is also a sort of self-obsession.
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His hypochondria and fear of bodily harm are paralyzing.
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They hamper him from taking action both as a child and as an adult,
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like when he's confronted with Stanley's bug-like severed head
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or trying to rescue his mother from the leper he keeps seeing It as.

Other meanings for action...

actionnoun

  • ja行動、働き、活動
  • ensomething someone does
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I think we agree Potter's actions were heroic.
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The question is, why were they necessary?
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Maybe because you're skinny and maybe 'cause you're pretty
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you're used to getting away with things.
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But I want you to know that your actions have an effect on others.
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Remember, a Jedi can feel the force flowing through him.
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You mean it controls your actions?
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Partially.
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But it also obeys your commands.
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Okay, my boss, Joanna, when you left, she started asking questions about you —
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Oh, oh, liked what she saw, huh?
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Dug my action, did she?
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Checking out the chan-chan man.
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That was... surreal.
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Someone finally friended you?
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Control, Freddie.
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Bad thoughts lead to bad actions.
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So as you saw, Dr. Phil usually will bring out kids and their parents
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to talk to both of them about their problems and how their actions can be affecting each other.
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But do you think that it's good for families to do this and put their kids on TV with Dr. Phil
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with everyone knowing their personal problems?
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If you're comfortable with it.
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But if you really need someone to help you, go to a ⁠— I don't know what the place ⁠—
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I don't know what it's called, a therapist.
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He or she is not gonna tell everybody in whole entire world like this show is.
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Seeing really clearly what we get when we get caught up in our behaviors,
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becoming disenchanted on a visceral level,
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and from this disenchanted stance, naturally letting go.
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This isn't to say that, poof, magically we quit smoking.
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But over time, as we learn to see more and more clearly the results of our actions,
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we let go of old habits and form new ones.
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Just because there are things I don’t remember, doesn’t make my actions meaningless.
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The world doesn’t just disappear when you close your eyes, does it?
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"If you can go back to being my age, what advice would you give yourself?"
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If I could go back to being your age, the advice that I would tell myself is:
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Choose my friends wisely,
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to not let other people dictate my actions,
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to love my family.