Commonly used phrasal Verbs with ACT with their meaning and examples in English.
List of useful phrasal verbs with ACT.
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- Meaning: Act decisively on the basis of information received or deduced.
- Example: The policeman decided to act on the tip from his informant.
- Meaning: Take action against something.
- Example: World leaders have repeatedly stated that we must act on climate change.
- Meaning: Affect something.
- Example: Different drugs act on different parts of our body in many different ways.
- Meaning: Perform a scene from a play, a charade or an exercise.
- Example: Despite already being aware, he will be acting out the pretence of a surprise
- Meaning: Express one’s feelings through disruptive actions.
- Example: I know you’re angry, but you can’t act out and break dishes like that.
- Meaning: Express ideas or desires through actions rather than words.
- Example: When her jaw was wired shut, she had acted out what she needed.
- Meaning: Misbehave; cause trouble
- Example: Children may act up in class in an effort to get attention.
Act up to
- Meaning: Equal in action; fulfill in practice.
- Example: He has acted up to his engagement or his advantages.
- Meaning: Take action on the basis of information received or deduced.
- Example: The policeman decided to act upon the informant’s phone call.
Useful phrasal verbs with ACT.