Russian English Dictionary

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действие in English:

1. operation


It's a cloak-and-dagger operation.
The operation of a computer keyboard requires less effort than that of a manual typewriter.
He said to himself, "Will this operation result in success?"
My father has been in good shape since his operation.
I'm glad to hear that your sister is out of danger after her operation.
While a brain operation is being performed, both doctors and nurses must handle the patient with kid gloves and yet with all speed practical.
It's a fiddle going to and fro between the keyboard and mouse so are there shortcuts to allow operation using only the keyboard?
The operation was really touch and go there for awhile but the doctor thinks he'll pull through.
An operation on his throat helped him recover from the pneumonia, but it left him without his voice.
We had the the procedures done yesterday but unfortunately, the machine won't be in operation until the engine is replaced.
Reason is feminine in nature; it can only give after it has received. Of itself it has nothing but the empty forms of its operation.
Whether he has the operation depends upon the availability of the organ.
In the "Mafia" tradition of organized crime, any member who discloses its operation is sure to be rubbed out.
These events occurred in the name of a peace-keeping operation.
But she had agreed to find The Smoke so that she could have the operation to become pretty.

English word "действие"(operation) occurs in sets:

1000 most important Russian nouns 201 - 250
Существительные в Английском 301-325

2. action


Action!
AIDS can be stopped only if every person decides to take action against it.
I'd stop worrying about it and take some action. The anxiety that comes from doing nothing is worse than any danger you might face.
A man who asks his wife's permission before taking any action except breathing is a henpecked husband.
Notice how the hero in an action flick never seems to run out of ammo?
The greatest pleasure I know is to do a good action by stealth and have it found out by accident.
The "predicate" is that part that shows the action in the sentence. In Japanese it would be the part that ends in "da", "suru", etc.
Linda's quick action probably saved the boy's life
Definition if you take legal action against someone, you start a case in a court of law because you want to prove that they have done something wrong
Act now! he said, and in addition to his obvious meaning, he hinted that there were number of other important reasons why immediate action was needed.
When suddenly faced with a dangerous situation, hold your horses - make sure of the proper action, then act.
The future progressive tense is used when expressing events and action in progress at some future point, however the example sentence cannot be understood in that way.
I move that these proposals be approved, and that action be taken as soon as possible.
Although many pay lip service to the idea of affirmative action, in reality, very few minorities get hired.

English word "действие"(action) occurs in sets:

1000 most important Russian nouns 251 - 300

3. act


Act faster!
On the other hand, when public officials act wrongly, Americans feel a responsibility to protest.
If a women walks on a public street exposing her lower body, it's public indecency. If she walks while exposing her upper body, then it's a violation of article 20(1) of the minor offenses act.
The act known as terrorism, that rips away from us in an instant our peaceful days of happiness, is certainly worthy of being called an enemy to all mankind.
Women are directly adapted to act as the nurses and educators of our early childhood, for the simple reason that they themselves are childish, foolish, and short-sighted.
To accomplish great things we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe.
A man can live and be healthy without killing animals for food; therefore, if he eats meat, he participates in taking animal life merely for the sake of his appetite. And to act so is immoral.
Act in such a way that you treat humanity, whether in your own person or in the person of any other, never merely as a means to an end, but always at the same time as an end.
There is no act which Christianity forbids, that the law will not reach: if it were otherwise, Christianity would not be, as it has always been held to be, part of the law of England.
The reformed Labour Standards Act will be in force from Jan 1st 2004.
Words alone cannot meet the needs of our people. These needs will be met only if we act boldly in the years ahead; and if we understand that the challenges we face are shared, and our failure to meet them will hurt us all.
Nothing in this Declaration may be interpreted as implying for any State, group or person any right to engage in any activity or to perform any act aimed at the destruction of any of the rights and freedoms set forth herein.
Argument continues about the "White collar exemption" that exempts specific white collar workers from the "8 hours in 1 day, 40 hours a week," working hours fixed by the Labour Standards Act.
The act of flying consumer drones ranges from pretty easy to fiendishly difficult.
All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood.