Popular action

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(Law) an action in which any person may sue for penalty imposed by statute.
- Blackstone.

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MENTION Action Man, and you can guarantee that, within a few minutes, someone will have started gurning like Benny Hill in an attempt to mimic the popular action figure's "eagle eyes" and "gripping hands".
Katie McGrath would like to cast a popular action star for the role of Lex Luthor on "Supergirl.
2 Orson Welles in Transformers ONE of the greatest actor/directors of all time's final film role was as Unicron, the planet-eating robot bad guy in this 1986 animated feature based on the popular action figures of the day.
The Misr Al-Qawiya party announced on Saturday its plan to participate by "all possible means of popular action on a joint national" protest with all those who seek what is best for the Egyptian people and to preserve "its lands, rights, and dignity".
These days almost every scope out there is a variable and in some of the currently popular action games, it's necessary to switch magnification in order to engage targets at differing ranges with efficiency and precision.
Parliamentary meetings aim at boosting popular action and meeting its requirements, Al-Rowaey said, reiterating Arab parliamentarians' keenness in attaining the aspirations of the Arab people, and expressed hope that the joint Arab parliamentary meetings attain fruitful results and achieve its desired goals.
Plans are under way for a prequel adaptation of the popular action movies which starred the Ballymena-born actor.
The government also revoked the citizenship of other opposition figures, including Alam Al Youm newspaper owner Ahmad Jabr Al Shemmari and Popular Action Movement spokesman Saad Al Ajmi, who was later deported to Saudi Arabia.
However, even in light of such grave injustices and flagrant violations of international law, Palestinians everywhere remain undeterred in engaging in non-violent popular action, including political, legal and diplomatic efforts, to preserve their identity, continuity and presence on Palestinian lands.
Barrak was a member of parliament at the time but his nationalist Popular Action Movement (PAM) boycotted December 2012 and July 2013 polls held under the new electoral law.
Local media said among those affected were activist Nabil al-Awadhi, who is close to the Muslim Brotherhood, and Saad al-Ajami, a former journalist turned spokesman for the opposition Popular Action Movement.
The ruling family can no longer lead the government," said an official of the nationalist Popular Action Movement.