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action stationsnoun [plural]

uk   /ˈæk.ʃən ˌsteɪ.ʃənz/ us   /ˈæk.ʃən ˌsteɪ.ʃənz/ UK informal
the situation in which you are as ready as possible to perform a task you have been preparing for: The whole school was at action stations for the inspectors' visit.
action stations!
used to tell people to get ready immediately to do the particular jobs that they have been given to do: Right, everyone - action stations! We're starting in three minutes.
(Definition of action stations from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “action stations”
in Chinese (Simplified) 做好准备…
in Chinese (Traditional) 做好準備…
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