- 1. 採取行動 We have to take action to stop them. 我們得採取行動來制止他們。
- 2. 提出訴訟 He took action against Jack. 他控告傑克。
- 3. 開始起作用 The medicine will not take action for two hours. 這藥在兩小時後才會起作用。
- (尤指在戰爭中飛機、軍艦等的)規避動作(以避免危險) The pilot took evasive action to avoid a collision with the enemy aircraft. 駕駛員採取規避動作以免與敵機相撞。 Stephen didn't want to see his sister, so he quickly took evasive action and hid under the bed. 斯蒂芬不願見他的姐姐, 便立即採取規避動作, 藏到床底下去了。
這句文法沒有錯! It's time (that) S + 過去式動詞 ..... 表示與現在事實相反的假設語氣 也就是說, 我們現在該採取行動了, 可是卻還未採取行動 所以才會說 It's time we took action.
This is a scary truth that has gotten more people to take action. =這是一個己經促使更多人採取行動的可怕事實。 形容詞子句裡用了現在完成式...
...set off for the battlefield. lift提高 Music can always lift our spirit. take action採取行動 The police must take actions against crimes. run out...