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action stations

an order or warning to prepare for action.
Originally, this was an order to naval personnel to go to their allocated positions ready to engage the enemy.
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ˈaction stations

(spoken, especially British English) used as an order to get ready for action: Action stations! There’s a bus full of tourists arriving in five minutes.
See also: action, station
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The issue of the high volume of usage by the elderly/vulnerable is best served through the Action Stations proposal as they currently work with many elderly/vulnerable clients with view to combating social isolation.
You want action stations or a buffet," says Crafts-Homer.
Action Stations is an exciting way to experience the compelling history of the Royal Australian Navy through a high-tech and immersive journey (entry applies to Action Stations only.
In all, it comprises The Mary Rose Museum, HMS Victory, HMS Warrior 1860, National Museum of the Royal Navy, Action Stations and Harbour Tours, and a joint ticket is available, offering two years' unlimited admission.
The five new options consist of a seafood cook-to-order station, a chef's corner cooking station, dessert action station, carving station, and finally, the daily feature.
I remember it vividly, 'Action stations, action stations, aircraft closing in on the port side.
The Horizon Court buffet will include a brand-new layout, new action stations, new bistro options and even a pastry shop.
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At Action Stations kids get to experience life as a Marine.
At 30 hands-on action stations, you can explore the science behind some of your favourite comic-book characters.
Plus, a chef brings personality--particularly if you decide to set up cooking or action stations for him or her to interact with guests.
The UK'S largest independent co-operative has bought seven forecourt sites from Action Stations in Yorkshire, the north east and Nottingham.
The exhibitions was launched at eight locations across the nation: Bluewater Shopping Centre in Kent; Bletchley Park in Buckinghamshire; Blackburn Museum in Lancashire; Action Stations in Portsmouth; Forest of Mercia Innovation Centre in Brownhills, Staffordshire; Royal Ulster Rifles Museum in Belfast; Rhyd-y-Car Leisure Centre in Merthyr Tydfil, South Wales; Clydebank Town Hall in Clydebank, Scotland.
Action stations on the eve of the European Parliament's May 13 plenary session debate and vote on a draft Directive establishing an EU environment liability system (first reading, co-decision procedure).
On the club level, newly installed action stations will feature display cooking of the following: chicken cordon bleu paninis, all American cheeseburgers, crab cake sandwiches, steak and lobster quesadillas, and chorizo and beef chili.
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