scene of action

NOUN
  1. a playing field where sports events take place
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  • The eldest of the trio, a paunched and jowled dignitary whose beard and hair were obviously touched up in a none-too-successful effort to belie his more than three score years, glared in distaste at the scene of action unfolding while the cachinnations of the general audience grew in volume.
  • She had the responsibility and honor of driving Ruth and the dolls in her own donkey-cart to the scene of action, where the school children, and some of the idlest or most good-natured of Mrs. Alwynn's friends, were even then assembling, and where Mrs. Alwynn herself was already dashing from point to point, buzzing like a large "bumble" bee. The Danvers Jewels, and Sir Charles Danvers
  • The General does not like non-combatant personnel near a scene of action.
  • At Amoy, which is probably the best known of these districts, when natives from the surrounding country bring word into the settlement that a tiger has been seen, preparations for the hunt are quickly completed, and a party of sportsmen repairs to the scene of action. Life and sport in China Second Edition
  • The General does not like non-combatant personnel near a scene of action.
  • The General does not like non-combatant personnel near a scene of action.
  • He appears on the scene of action ready for battle on the appointed day, and there he meets others like himself, brought up by the same summons.
  • As a result of this tragicomedy of order and counterorder, d’Erlon’s command spent the entire afternoon and evening marching and countermarching between the two fields of battle without firing a shot at either; and the full irony of the situation was, of course, that the Ist Corps’ effective intervention on either scene of action would have resulted in a major French victory. THE CAMPAIGNS OF NAPOLEON
  • His wont was to go straight to the principal church, and there attend a solemn mass of thanksgiving; but experience had taught him that his devotions were the very opportunity of his men's rapine: he had therefore arranged that as soon as he should have arrived in the choir of the cathedral, James should take his place, and he slip out by a side door, so as to return to the scene of action. The Caged Lion
  • The General does not like non-combatant personnel near a scene of action.
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