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Sentences with the verb ACTED

26 examples:

He acted the fool.

She acted in the play.

We acted in good faith.

Tom acted in self-defense.

I acted the part of a fairy.

He acted in his own interest.

She acted the part of a fairy.

Tom acted the part of a sailor.

He acted the part of King Lear.

We acted the story of Columbus.

They acted immediately by agreement.

She acted in a play for the first time.

I want to apologize for the way I acted last night.

If it is true that the Greeks forbade women to go to the play, they acted in a right way; for they would at any rate be able to hear something.

Balfour Beatty denied the claims, saying it acted in accordance with local law.
(The Independent - Business, )

Dennis Farina, who died Monday at the age of 69, was in his late 30s before he acted a lick.
(Robert Lloyd, Los Angeles Times Television Critic in Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

A Melbourne woman whose daughter-in-law died from 33 hammer blows alleges she acted in self-defence.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Pop singer Dane Bowers denies assaulting his ex-girlfriend, saying he acted in self-defence when he hit her.
(BBC News - Entertainment & Arts, )

Prosecutor says woman told investigators she acted in the hope doctors would change their treatment approach.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

Nick Clegg has said he acted immediately following allegations of sexual offences by one of his MPs, Mike Hancock.
(BBC News - Politics, )

Dundee United say they acted in the club's best interests by selling Gary Mackay-Steven and Stuart Armstrong to Celtic.
(BBC Sport - Football, )

He acted in more than 70 films, including ones from Rainer Werner Fassbinder and Wim Wenders, and directed dozens of his own.
(The Hollywood Reporter - International, )

A West Australian man in Thailand has had a murder charge against him dropped after CCTV footage backed his claim he acted in self defence.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

The retired Army colonel who heckled Defence Secretary Philip Hammond during his conference speech has told the BBC why he acted the way he did.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

The father of Australian tennis star Bernard Tomic has told a Madrid court that he acted in self-defence when he headbutted his son's training partner.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Manisha Patel says she acted in self defence in a Sydney unit in 2014 when she killed her ex-lover's fiancee after revealing she had been pregnant to him.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Negative sentences with the verb ACTED

3 examples:

A Northern Ireland Assembly committee says schools have not acted strongly enough to sack teachers who are not performing well.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

Until Sunday’s shootings, Frazier Glenn Miller was vocal about his view that Jews should be killed, but had not acted on them.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

The last time Jared Leto returned to the big screen, for what would be his Oscar-winning role in "Dallas Buyers Club," he hadn't acted in more than five years.
(Oliver Gettell in Los Angeles Times - Movies Now, )


1 example:

Did 'the first black supermodel' Beverly Johnson get her big break in 1972 because she acted dumb?
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

Other sentences

100 examples:

Tom acted alone.

He acted foolishly.

He has acted wisely.

He acted as chairman.

He acted as my guide.

She acted as a guide.

They acted surprised.

I acted on his advice.

He acted as our guide.

He acted on my advice.

He acted like a saint.

He acted on the stage.

Tom acted like a jerk.

Tom acted as my guide.

Tom acted like a baby.

The drug acted quickly.

He acted on the matter.

He acted like a madman.

Tom acted like a child.

Tom acted like a saint.

He acted well in Hamlet.

He acted like a lunatic.

Tom acted like a madman.

I acted without thinking.

Tom acted like a lunatic.

The soldier acted bravely.

He acted fairly toward me.

Tom certainly acted drunk.

He acted without thinking.

He acted fairly towards me.

He acted as if he were ill.

She acted like a real baby.

The British acted too late.

She acted without thinking.

Tom acted without thinking.

The play was not well acted.

He acted on your suggestion.

Tom acted like he was afraid.

I'm not proud of how I acted.

He has acted on TV many times.

They acted on the information.

She acted as leader of our club.

He acted like an unhinged moron.

Jim acted very strangely all day.

Olivier acted the part of Hamlet.

He acted like he owned the place.

She acted as if she knew nothing.

Tom and Mary acted like children.

Tom insisted that he acted alone.

Tom acted as if he heard nothing.

They acted according to my advice.

The medicine acted on his stomach.

They said he had acted shamefully.

Tom acted like he knew everything.

Tom acted like he owned the place.

Dr. White acted as our interpreter.

He acted behind the manager's back.

His parents acted to calm him down.

Bela Lugosi acted in several films.

Tom acted like he didn't know Mary.

She acted distant towards me today.

You should have acted on her advice.

Bela Lugosi acted in several movies.

Tom acted as if he didn't know Mary.

Tom acted like nothing had happened.

She acted as if she knew French well.

They acted together as if by compact.

Tom acted as an interpreter for Mary.

I'm ashamed because I acted foolishly.

I acted as interpreter at the meeting.

I acted as a simultaneous interpreter.

The way I acted was completely stupid.

The eldest sister acted for the mother.

He acted as though we had insulted him.

He acted just as if there were nothing.

She acted like she didn't know anything.

Mike acted as chairperson of the meeting.

Sometimes he acted as if he were my boss.

She acted as if she knew nothing about it.

My advice acted as an encouragement to her.

A true friend would have acted differently.

I thought of various factors before I acted.

Tom acted happy, but deep inside he was sad.

She acted as if she didn't care what happened.

The students acted in an inappropriate manner.

You've acted foolishly and you will pay for it.

He sized up the situation and acted immediately.

He acted as a guide while I was staying in Kyoto.

I acted to protect myself from a similar destiny.

I acted for our captain while he was in the hospital.

Tom acted as the boss whenever the boss wasn't around.

He acted as if she had ordered him to do the threshing.

He often acted without regard to the feelings of others.

Mark had never acted on the stage and he was ill at ease.

Tom and Mary acted like they'd never met each other before.

The Senate acted quickly to approve the treaty with Britain.

The government acted boldly to deal with the outlaw uprising.

Jaded zombies acted quietly but kept driving their oxen forward.

After seeing how bravely he acted, his friends thought better of him.

All the king's subjects, fearing his wrath, often acted quite servile.

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