put out of action

put out of action
put (something) out of action be out of action - if a machine or vehicle is out of action, it is not working or cannot be used.

The freezing weather has put many trains out of action.


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  • put out of action — index disable Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • put out of action — put (someone) out of action be out of action if someone who plays sport is out of action, they are injured and cannot play. A bad fall put him out of action for 2 months …   New idioms dictionary

  • put out of action — See: OUT OF ACTION …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • put out of action — See: OUT OF ACTION …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • put out of action — take out of operation, stop activity …   English contemporary dictionary

  • put something into action — phrase to start using something such as a plan or idea Our plans aren’t quite ready to be put into action. Thesaurus: to carry out a plansynonym Main entry: action …   Useful english dictionary

  • out of action — 1. Not working 2. Temporarily unfit to participate • • • Main Entry: ↑action * * * temporarily unable to engage in a certain activity; not working a heart attack put him out of action | the ship was out of action for 16 days * * * out of action …   Useful english dictionary

  • put someone out of action — put (someone) out of action be out of action if someone who plays sport is out of action, they are injured and cannot play. A bad fall put him out of action for 2 months …   New idioms dictionary

  • put something out of action — put (something) out of action be out of action if a machine or vehicle is out of action, it is not working or cannot be used. The freezing weather has put many trains out of action …   New idioms dictionary

  • Put Out the Fire — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda «Put Out The Fire» Canción de Queen Álbum Hot Space Publicación 1982 …   Wikipedia Español

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