where the action is


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where the action is

1. The place where things are most exciting, active, or lively. I've traveled all over the world, and, if you're looking for a party, Ibiza is definitely where the action is. For the last few decades, Austin has been where the action is for the independent music scene in the southern United States. She wants to travel around the countryside, but I'd rather stay in the heart of London where the action is!
2. The place, field, industry, etc., where there is the most activity and opportunity. For people who want to produce online content, streaming services are where the action is right now. If you're looking for the most lucrative and plentiful job opportunities, computer programming is where the action is.
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where the action is

where important things are happening. I want to be where the action is. Right there in city hall. That's where the action is.
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where the action is

where important or interesting things are happening. informal
1971 Gourmet You can dine outside, weather permitting, or in the bar where the action is.
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where the ˈaction is

where the most exciting or important events are happening: I’d hate to live out in the country — I like to be where the action is.
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where the action is

in. where important things are happening. I want to be where the action is.
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