Übersetzung von “action” — Englisch–Spanisch Wörterbuch


noun uk /ˈæk·ʃən/ us /ˈæk·ʃən/

B1 [ no plural ] exciting or important things that are happening

He likes movies with a lot of action.

something that you do

We are all responsible for our actions.
Quick action is needed if we are going to save lives.
take action

to do something in order to solve a problem

tomar medidas, pasar a la acción
We must take action before the problem gets worse.
out of action

damaged or hurt and not able to operate or move

fuera de combate
My car’s out of action.
I got hurt playing football, so I’m out of action this week.

(Übersetzung von “action” aus dem Cambridge Englisch–Spanisch Wörterbuch © Cambridge University Press)


noun /ˈӕkʃən/

something done

actuación, acción
Action, not talking, is necessary if we are to defeat the enemy
You’ll have to take action immediately
The firemen are ready to go into action.


Tennis needs a good wrist action.

a legal case

He brought an action for divorce against his wife.

the events (of a play, film etc)

The action of the play takes place on an island.

a battle; fighting

He was killed in action
Our troops fought an action against the enemy.

the mechanical parts of a machine or the way the parts move

Maquinaria Activa
The action of the clock needs adjusting.
action replay /ˈækʃən ˈriplei/ noun

(British ) an interesting moment in a sports game which is repeated, often more slowly, immediately after it happened; instant replay(American)

We watched an action replay of the goal.
in action

doing what something is designed to

en funcionamiento
I would like to see the machine in action.
out of action

not working

fuera de servicio, averiado
My car’s out of action this week because it’s being repaired.

(Übersetzung von “action” aus dem PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)