English version

out of action

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishout of actionout of actionBROKEN a) broken and not working The photocopier is out of action again. b) injured and unable to do anythingput/keep somebody out of action The injury will keep him out of action for a month. action
Examples from the Corpus
out of actionShe sustained a mild concussion in the game against the Xplosion, and was held out of action.These were strategic points: a bombed bridge could put the line out of action for as long as a year.I dropped my M 16 into the mud and was out of action for a few minutes.A few moments later the two photographers came sheepishly to tell me that the video camera was out of action.
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