a man/woman/person of action

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a man/woman/person of action

A person who prioritizes actions and deeds over discussion or contemplation. I promise to be a woman of action if elected to office—I intend to get things done! My dad was a man of few words but a man of action, a hard worker who was always fixing things around the house.
See also: action, man, of, person, woman

man of action

a man whose life is characterized by physical activity or deeds rather than by words or intellectual matters.
See also: action, man, of
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Being a woman of action, however, she rose, and said that for her part she was going to bed.
In endorsing Legarda's promotion also to the rank of Colonel of the Philippine Air Force's reserve unit, Senator Panfilo Lacson described her as a 'woman of action - a doer and a mover.'
Toronto, Canada, March 17, 2012 --(PR.com)-- A Celebration of Women[TM] Summit and Speaker Series "Woman of Action: Key to Equity, Justice and Peace"
But Bunny is a woman of action and can't wait any longer.
Past Research Foundation Chair Paul Sanchez calls me a woman of action. My kids say I'm an Energizer bunny.
WOMAN OF ACTION: "XXX" star Asia Argento reacts to the preem hoopla.
The reason Diana was - and still is - loved by the nation is that she was a woman of action. She didn't just talk about things.