swing into action

swing into action

Energetically start doing something, as in Come on, let's swing into action before the others arrive. This idiom uses swing in the sense of "move vigorously."
See also: action, swing
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The United Nations should swing into action to protect these unfortunate people.
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The Match of the Day icon apparently choked on a peanut at Morgan's London pub only for Piers to prepare to swing into action and perform the Heimlich manoeuvre to dislodge it.
THE last eight heats of the first round of the Red Mills Produce Stakes will be run at Clonmel tonight and many of the leading fancies swing into action.
Swing into action at Sofia Live Club with Sentimental Swingers--Roni of Nasekomix, Desy of Phuture Shock and Vera--and the Mihail Yossifov sextet, with a special appearance by Emanuil Manolov, aka Badema (the almond).
Airlines were told to drastically cut back their flights into the country as the next round of protests over plans to raise the retirement age swing into action.
Flats facelift but two blocks to go" (Examiner August 12) The day the wrecking balls swing into action can't come fast enough.
Luckily, an ACP patrolling the area came to know of the incident and asked his men to swing into action," a police officer said.
The cops swing into action when the body of private investigator Andrew MacHenry is found at the bottom of a cliff.
It's great to see a car-maker swing into action with quite such dispatch.
The Calgary Aboriginal Friendship Centre will be teeing off this spring with a new youth golf program for 30 Aboriginal girls called Swing into Action.
Community Challenge is about to swing into action after the announcement of our first winner.
The Government's Child Trust Funds swing into action today and who receive child benefit will receive a pounds 250 ``babybond'' from the Government.
During President Bush's second inauguration, "a small group of super-secret commandos stood ready with state-of-the-art weaponry to swing into action to protect the presidency in ways that have never been fully revealed before," noted the January 23 New York Times.
The Anglesey Aluminum trophy will be on offer when six challengers swing into action at Cemaes Bay's School Lane ground in a series of games between July 26 and August 4.