One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A procedure adopted to deal with a situation.‘the wisest course of action is to tackle the problem at its source’
- ‘Admittedly this is an unusual course of action for a federal agency.’
- ‘The only course of action is to persuade him to resign or to hold a primary.’
- ‘The suggested course of action makes no sense, constitutionally, politically or practically.’
- ‘With any course of action there is a desired or anticipated outcome.’
- ‘His doctor can think of no other course of action at the moment.’
- ‘Both courses of action further reduce the ability of the state to command the sort of revenue stream it previously enjoyed.’
- ‘Upon receiving this assessment the parties can decide what their respective future course of action will be.’
- ‘The prospect of ministers sharing in the financial pain may help the Tories sell such a course of action.’
- ‘Every course of action we evaluated had multiple ramifications.’
- ‘The hospital was waiting for tests to reveal the cause of the illness, allowing doctors to then determine the best course of action.’
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