put in execution

See: commence
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Upon the security of this oath, I made them acquainted with my intention, an intention, they told me, it was impossible to put in execution.
It must be," said the king: and the council arose hurriedly (as it was growing late), to put in execution the scheme of Hop-Frog.
My resolution is formed, my plan concocted, and already partly put in execution.
Faint and sick with the pain of my injured arm, bewildered by the surprise, and yet conscious how easily this threat could be put in execution, I desisted, and tried to ease my arm were it ever so little.
The worthy lady's plan was adopted and put in execution without a moment's delay.