out of action


out of action
вышедший из строя

English-Russian arms dictionary. 2013.

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  • out of action — 1. Not working 2. Temporarily unfit to participate • • • Main Entry: ↑action * * * temporarily unable to engage in a certain activity; not working a heart attack put him out of action | the ship was out of action for 16 days * * * out of action …   Useful english dictionary

  • out of action — {adv. phr.} Useless; crippled; damaged so as to be quiescent. * /American bombers put Nazi heavy industry out of action during World War II./ * /When I broke my leg I was out of action for the entire football season./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • out of action — {adv. phr.} Useless; crippled; damaged so as to be quiescent. * /American bombers put Nazi heavy industry out of action during World War II./ * /When I broke my leg I was out of action for the entire football season./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • out of action — ► not able to be used: »The elevators were out of action and we had to walk up to his office. Main Entry: ↑out …   Financial and business terms

  • out of action — ► out of action not working. Main Entry: ↑action …   English terms dictionary

  • out\ of\ action — • be out of action • out of action adv. phr. Useless; crippled; damaged so as to be quiescent. American bombers put Nazi heavy industry out of action during World War II. When I broke my leg I was out of action for the entire football season. ••… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • out of action — 1) if someone is out of action, they are injured or too ill to perform their usual activities Her broken wrist will put her out of action for at least a month. 2) if something is out of action, it cannot be used, for example because it is broken… …   English dictionary

  • out of action — • be out of action • out of action to not work or operate; to fail to function or to stop working/operating/functioning …   Idioms and examples

  • out of action — not able to work or be active. That accident forced my boss out of action for almost a month. Usage notes: also said of machines or systems: The explosion put the ship out of action …   New idioms dictionary

  • out of action — not working. → action …   English new terms dictionary

  • out of action — not working …   English contemporary dictionary

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