- The action took place in a seaside village.
- All the action in the play take place at one railroad station.
- All the action in the play takes place at one railroad station.
- He is a very good footballer; you ought to see him in action.
- The article is a savage attack on her past action.
- In the early 1970s, Charles Colson's actions placed him in the middle of one of America's greatest political scandals.