get some action

get some action

1. slang To engage in sexual activity. I'm a little bit tired of going to parties with Janet—she just spends the entire night trying to get some action. How'd the date go last night? Did you get some action?
2. slang To become involved in a violent altercation, especially in warfare. More than wanting to defend his country, Jake joined the army so that he could get some action.
See also: action, get
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We'd love it if they managed to get some action as ratings would go through the roof," the source added.