immediate action

This page is about the collocation immediate action

collocation pattern: adjective + noun


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.

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