"he did his act three times every evening"
"she had a catchy little routine"
"it was one of the best numbers he ever did"
"he put on quite an act for her benefit"
"think before you act"
"We must move quickly"
"The governor should act on the new energy bill"
"The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel"
"You should act like an adult"
"Don't behave like a fool"
"What makes her do this way?"
"The dog acts ferocious, but he is really afraid of people"
"Gielgud played Hamlet"
"She wants to act Lady Macbeth, but she is too young for the role"
"She played the servant to her husband's master"
"She acts as the chair"
"In what capacity are you acting?"
"He acted the idiot"
"She plays deaf when the news are bad"
"This scene acts well"
"The voting process doesn't work as well as people thought"
"How does your idea work in practice?"
"This method doesn't work"
"The breaks of my new car act quickly"
"The medicine works only if you take it with a lot of water"
"She's just acting"
"She acts in this play"
"He acted in `Julius Caesar'"
"I played in `A Christmas Carol'"
Victorious deeds Flam'd in my heart, heroic acts.
Had Satan been able to have acted anything by force.
Primitive people regarded storms as an act of God.
The department owes a lot to Amanda for her years of leadership—she's a hard act to follow.
Shulman's magnificent first novel may be a nearly impossible act to follow.
First it was politicians, now a novelist has decided to get in on the act.
We did all the hard work of setting up the company, and now everyone wants to get in on the act.
It happened in the act, not before or after.
A criminal was caught in the act.
He denies all guilt, even though he was caught in the act.
In the act of taking a bath,I heard a knock at the door.
I was in the act of shooting him when I suddenly recognized him.
She stopped in the act of turning and stared at me.
I caught him in the act of reading my private letters.
I photographed them in the act of stealing my car.
The farmer caught the boys in the act of stealing of his apples.
He was caught in the act of breaking into the house.
He's just putting on an act for the boss's benefit.
Louisa put on an act, pretending she did not care about him in the least.
Mary wasn't really happy, she was putting on an act.
If you want to be finished by Monday, you'll have to get your act together.
She's so disorganized—I wish she'd get her act together.
I acted against your advice.
They acted against the discipline of their school.
A copper wire acts as a conductor.
I'll act as an interpreter for American tourists.
Sometimes they acted as referees.
He acted as secretary to the board.
A trained dog can act as a guide to a blind person.
Classroom testing most certainly acts as a stimulus to study.
The drugs act as a brake on the spread of the disease.
This kind of tea acts as an aid to digestion.
You speak Greek—will you act as interpreter?
A solicitor acts for his clients.
Lawyers acting for the family will issue a statement this morning.
His lawyer acted for him; he did not appear in court himself.
He asked me to act for him at the meeting.
Please act for me during my absence.
Will you please act for me in the matter?
Alcohol acts quickly on the brain.
This medicine acts on the heart.
Does the drug take long to act on the pain?
Acid acts on most metals.
By gravitation the sun and planets act and react upon one another.
External things act on our sense organs and give rise to impressions in our brains.
Acting on information from a member of the public, the police raided the club.
Acting on your recommendation, they have decided to make a trip to Guilin.
He suggested what I should do and I acted on his advice.
I acted upon my own judgement.
If what he proposes will benefit the people, we will act upon it.
She acted on our suggestion.
The lawyer will act on your instructions.
The police are acting on information received.
Why didn't you act on her suggestion?
Mind acts upon mind.
用于 be ～ed 结构
Such views, however, are not to be acted upon but to be criticized.
The order must be acted on by soldiers.
If my advice had been acted upon, he would not have made that mistake.
If my advice had been acted upon, the firm would not have gone bankrupt.
I'm acting on the deal with an urgent problem.
Everybody roared when he acted out the speech.
He acted out all that had happened to him.
He tried to act out the story he had read.
The children started to act out the whole incident.
The teacher asked the students to learn the dialogue by heart and act it out in pairs the next day.
He got out his knife and acted out cutting into the bag.
He got out his gun and acted out shooting at him.
Please act out your dreams immediately.
They actually acted out their ideal.
There is a chance to act out one's fantasies.
The ritual of the party conference is acted out in the same way every year.
The scenarios that the trainees act out are videotaped.
She acted out the role of the wronged lover.
He was acting out his feelings of inferiority by being overly aggressive.
He acts kindly to old people and children.
She was wondering how to act to her superior.
Indeed, she acted like a mother to us.
I'm sorry my boy was acting up in your house yesterday.
The kids started acting up.
He told the naughty boy to stop acting up.
The children have been acting up all day, and I'm exhausted.
The car's engine is beginning to act up.
This old car is always acting up.
How long has your ankle been acting up?
The kid is acting up for our attention.
Her five-year-old daughter likes to act up before the visitors.
Instead of acting on the stage she started acting up.
I hope my back doesn't start acting up again .
His arthritis began to act up again.
The river often acted up in those days.
The question was so unexpected that, for a moment, she was at a loss how to act up properly.
When the chaps tease him, he doesn't know how to act up.
He always acted up to the principle he set for himself.
I hope that he will act up to his promise.
You must act up to the contract between us.
What you say means very little unless you act up to it.
The boy often acts up with his mother when she keeps him from smoking.
The young herdsman briskly mounted a horse that was inclined to act up with an unaccustomed rider.
The lad is fond of acting up with him.
He acted a part in Othello .
Philip Schofield acted the part of Joseph.
He walked as if nothing had happened to his leg, but everyone could see that he was merely acting a part.
She smiled cheerfully, but I knew she was only acting a part.
This chemical acts a part of an acid in our experiment.
He acted the fool so often that everyone got sick and tired of him.
Some people act the fool now and then.
The woman just acted the fool.
Stop acting the fool!
At first he was a little shy in class, but now he acts more natural.
Even elephants have been known to act dead.