spring into action

spring into action

To begin doing something or become active suddenly and very quickly. Firefighters need to be able to spring into action at a moment's notice. If any movement is detected once this sensor is activated, the building's security measures will spring into action.
See also: action, spring

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

spring to/into ˈlife/ˈaction

(of a person or thing) suddenly become active or start to work: As soon as he heard the alarm bell, he sprang into action.This machine will spring into life at the touch of a button.
See also: action, life, spring
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The Spring Into Action open day is at Plas Pentwyn, Coedpoeth, 12 noon to 4pm.
Sources also said that police were forced to spring into action only after the video went viral on social media, which marked the second instance wherein authorities were slow to take action.
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Summary: Sharpshooters will spring into action in March with traditional Saktoun rifles
The Andrews Labor Government will roll out a $1 million package to mark the start of Victorias first-ever STI Testing Week to encourage more Victorians to spring into action this spring and get tested for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and blood borne viruses.
Brooklyn, NY, April 18, 2016 --(PR.com)-- Brooklyn Community Services (BCS) Fourth Annual Spring into Action, held March 20 to April 5, was packed with over 20 impactful and educational projects, which featured over 300 volunteers from companies and the community who spent approximately 600 hours making a difference in Brooklyn's underserved neighborhoods.
Here are a few clues: Trees springing into action Hazel and elder are two of the first trees to spring into action. Look out for yellow catkins on hazel trees and dark red elder buds bursting open to reveal the new leaves inside.
FAMILIES are being urged to spring into action this half term with a host of fun events at Stewart Park.
CAMPAIGN THE national volunteering charity TimeBank has launched a Spring into Action campaign, calling on Birmingham businesses to get their staff volunteering this May.
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.
PEOPLE in County Durham are about to spring into action to take up a bulb-planting challenge.
3 : the habit of working hard and steadily <Rab did not immediately spring into action to make a good show of his industry before his master.
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.
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.