line of action


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Quite an untaught genius, I made the discovery of the line of action for myself.
His endless muttering monologue vitiated every effort I made to think out a line of action, and drove me at times, thus pent up and intensified, almost to the verge of craziness.
In narrative, including all stories whether in prose or verse and also the drama, there should be traceable a Line of Action, comprising generally: (1) an Introduction, stating the necessary preliminaries; (2) the Initial Impulse, the event which really sets in motion this particular story; (3) a Rising Action; (4) a Main Climax.
The prudence of this line of action, indeed, was obvious; but, unfortunately, there was one very strong objection to its being adopted.
That of saying of any strange, unsanctioned line of action,--'Let it be right.
We held a long council of war, and mapped out the following line of action.
He was a novice at the game, but instinct told him that a good line of action was to shower gifts.
Karachi -- An Extraordinary General Meeting was held at SITE Association of Industry to discuss the proceedings being conducted by the Water Commission constituted by the Supreme Court of Pakistan and to formulate a lawful line of action by the industrialists.
Syed Irfan Raza in Islamabad adds: ThePTI has called an important meeting of its parliamentary party on Wednesday (today) to chalk out the party's future line of action on Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi's remarks about the judiciary's behaviour and the decisions which will be discussed in parliament.
LAHORE -- The anticipated anti-government movement under the patronage of Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) received first setback on Thursday as the steering committee formed in the recently held multi-party conference (MPC) to formulate the future line of action failed to meet as per schedule.
It is the need of the hour that we should intelligently design our future line of action by maintaining full national unity,' he said.
He stated that keeping in view past experiences, such a strategy and line of action be prepared whereby security for 12 Rabi ul Awwal processions, Mahafils and gatherings be made further effective for the maintenance of peace and harmony.