a call to action

fh3579

Senior Member
Chinese
The following sentence is cited from a textbook:
Education Secretary Arne Duncan said the results are a call to action.
How to comprehend "a call to action", if I may ask?
 
  • Barque

    Senior Member
    Tamil
    The results show that action is needed. The results are "calling out" to the concerned people to take necessary action.
     
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