spring into action

spring into action

Fig. to suddenly begin moving or doing something. As soon as the boss came in the door, everyone sprang into action. Every morning, I jump out of bed and spring into action.
See also: action, spring
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CAMPAIGN THE national volunteering charity TimeBank has launched a Spring into Action campaign, calling on Birmingham businesses to get their staff volunteering this May.
Efforts to repair devastating damage caused to blooms and plants around Saltburn in what was described as a mystery poison attack at the end of last month saw residents and visitors from neighbouring towns spring into action.
The Spring into Action competition launches on 28th May 2013 and will provide people with the chance to win some fantastic prizes.
Impetuous Princess Merida unleashes a beastly curse and has to spring into action to set things right.
NORTH Wales Wildlife Trust (NWWT) is inviting nature lovers to Spring into Action with a hop and a skip.
NURSERY school children decided to spring into action to raise much-needed funds for a cancer charity.
So if you have found that this year your spring clean to-do list feels insurmountable, maybe it is time to spring into action and move on with Miller.
The UK's largest environmental and conservation charity, the British Trust for Conservation Volunteers, will hold its annual Spring into Action campaign during May and June.
Spring into Action, six free workshops and seminars organised by Business Link in County Durham, is taking place across the county between February 27 and March 15.
Because of the extreme cold, I have directed state government to spring into action to protect our most vulnerable communities,'' said Schwarzenegger, who made financial disaster assistance available if needed and asked the California Highway Patrol to expand efforts to ensure motorists' safety.
You have to make sure that salt-spreaders are loaded, blowers are fueled and everything is in place for workers to spring into action as soon as necessary," said Mr.
The highly-acclaimed picnic concert season will be alive and kicking at Audley End House when Simple Minds spring into action a week on Saturday.
Chief Supt Evans says it was a chance look-around which made him spring into action.
When there's loss of blood, a massive infection, or a bone marrow transplant, that's where these stem cells spring into action," he says.
Typically the only federal government watchdogs that raise eyebrows at covert propaganda are inspectors general and the Government Accountability Office, both of which can spring into action only at the request of a member of Congress.