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Definition of the verb act out
What does act out mean as a doing phrase?
- represent an incident, state, or emotion by action, especially on stage
- act out; represent or perform as if in a play
Alternative definition of the verb act out
- [idiomatic] To go through the process of a scene from a play, a charade or a pointless exercise.
- [idiomatic] To express one's feelings through disruptive actions.
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by Isaac Livingstone Asamoah
Act out: If a group of people act out an event, they show how it happened by pretending to be the people who were involved in it. E.g. The children were acting out the story of the birth of Jesus .
by Michael Byram, Adelheid Hu
Improvised role play might involve the class dividing into pairs to act out a spontaneous exchange between shopkeeper and customer. Scripted role play is based on similar situations with the dialogue written out for the participants in advance.
A Gift for Sigmund Freud's 80th Birthday by Richard Sterba
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More Than 10,000 Idioms and Collocations by Yuri Dolgopolov
in one's actions and behavior: Children often act out ...
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