go into action

go into action

 and swing into action
to start doing something. I usually get to work at 7:45, get some coffee, and I go into action at 8:00. When the ball is hit in my direction, you should see me swing into action.
See also: action
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SRU officials want the club to go into action at Myreside on March 1 but one of their leading players is due to get married that day - and at least six of his team-mates are likely to attend.
BRITISH squaddies will go into action ONLY when the British Prime Minister says so.
When they have a possible drowning, the lifeguards go into action and start diving,'' Calvary said.
If our troops had to go into action against an enemy, it sounds as if they wouldn't have a prayer.
Maryhill go into action at Lochburn Park in the third round and Macdonald said: "We last won the Cup back in 1940 - a fact I'm reminded of every Saturday night.
Tonight, agents Mulder and Scully go into action after a mysterious healer saves victims of a shooting.
A Whitehall report revealed yesterday the Challenger II tanks will not go into action until 1998 - three years late.
Queen's go into action against Cowdenbeath without suspended Graham Elder and injured Robert Fraser.
Insiders say the RDF - made up of Royal Marines and Army units with RAF support - are on 24- hour notice to go into action.
By July 1 approximately 300 defibrillators on American's planes and at its hubs and other key locations will be ready to go into action.
They go into action in Noce, near Parma, against a team that contains several players who were in the Under-19 side that beat the Scots two years ago.
SCOTLAND will go into action against the MCC at Lord's next week without star batsman Bruce Patterson, who has work commitments.
What's the use of passing laws that people want to see go into action, when those same laws are disapproved by both a minority of the voters and the courts.
We are prepared to go into action to support the ISO anytime they tell us to,'' said Jonathan Franks, a PG&E spokesman.
Turner and Golam go into action today tied on 44 wins in the apprentice jockeys title race - here are their ridesHAYLEY TURNER'S rides: SOUTHWELL: 11.