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immediate action

This page is about the collocation immediate action

collocation pattern: adjective + noun

Meaning

action taken right away, or without waiting

For example

  • Immediate action must be taken to solve this problem.

  • The UN report calls for immediate and effective action to reduce global warming.

Note:
Related collocations include "immediate response" and "immediate reaction"

Quick Quiz

Immediate action is required because the problem must be solved

a. in a while

b. without delay

c. before too long

Contributor: Matt Errey