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Sentences with the noun Acts

20 examples:

The drug acts like magic.

This play has three acts.

This opera has three acts.

The play is in three acts.

He regrets his stupid acts.

This is an opera in five acts.

His acts of courage brought him glory.

Four acts are moving on from elimination night.
(The Denver Post - Entertainment, )

Now the bad: 166 acts are appearing at this year's Coachella.
(Randall Roberts, Los Angeles Times Pop Music Critic in Los Angeles Times - Pop & Hiss, )

Year after year, the acts of Islamic militants grow more terrifying.
(Carol J. Williams in Los Angeles Times - World News, )

The acts will hope to represent the UK at Eurovision 2016 in Sweden.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Jessie J sang in a glittery body stocking and Cheryl lost two of her acts.
(Isabel Mohan in The Telegraph - Culture, )

Such acts could lead to serious psychological and physical harm to a patient.
(Tech Times - Health, )

Over 300 acts are slated to appear at one of the country's biggest music festivals.
(Fox News - Travel, )

However, a new study suggests such acts of altruism may actually be driven by guilt.
(Tech Times - Health, )

Carole P. Roman has had many acts in 62 years, and as they say, the show must go on.
(Robin Seaton Jefferson, Contributor in Forbes - Education, )

The U.K. House of Commons has long used vellum, made of calfskin, to record its acts.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

More than 50 acts will perform during the three-day fest, scheduled for Oct. 24 to 26.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Music, )

His wife Louise (pictured) is said to have assisted and encouraged the acts of revenge.
(Daily Mail - News, )

These snaps of acts of kindness serve as a reminder that they’re all still out there.
(Daily Mail - Travel, )

Questions with the verb Acts

2 examples:

Who acts Hamlet?

We’re always compromising,” says Stephens, a former interior designer with over 15 years experience in the textile and design industry who acts as creative director. “With AURZA we give women a real alternative because our dresses are custom made to suit each woman’s style, personality and shape.” Sounds good enough, but haven’t custom-tailored clothes for women been around for...oh, a few thousand years?
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Sentences with the verb Acts

4 examples:

He acts his age.

He acts very shy in her presence.

It's very unlikely that Tom acts that way at home.

It acts more like a ‘quadfocal’-style lens, sharpening vision.
(Daily Mail - Health, )


14 examples:

For what is life but a play in which everyone acts a part until the curtain comes down?

Drug abuse, acts of rampage -- what's really the matter with kids today?
(Science Daily - News, )

What do breasts, "mamacitas" and indecent acts with animals have in common?
(Fox News - Politics, )

Are those people fleeing Syria for Europe refugees, asylum seekers or are they committing acts of illegal migration?
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

Want to be ahead of the pack when it comes to knowing the best up-and-coming acts in theatre, music, arts, fashion and more?
(The Vancouver Sun - Entertainment/Arts, )

Are black hat SEO tactics all deceitful, penalty-earning, shameful acts, or are some of them capable of earning real results?
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

With the country mired in fierce politics, violent acts and heated rhetoric, how do you stay civil in your own corner of the world?
(NBC Today, )

Charity and tax deductions seems to go together like turkey and stuffing, so why can't you deduct acts of kindness and meals to the needy?
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Daniel Hegarty left school with nothing to become a successful musician playing with top acts - so how did he end up as a tech entrepreneur?
(BBC News - Business, )

The Property Ombudsman acts on behalf of consumers and can win back money they've lost during a dispute with their estate agent, but is it worth using?
(Daily Mail - Money, )

Can or should universities who have committed embarrassing acts shut down investigation of those acts by unleashing the political and financial power of their alumni and legislators?
(CCAP, Contributor in Forbes - Education, )

It's entirely sensible, but is it too much to ask for the Arab and Muslim worlds to speak loudly and clearly, and to act, as they should against the obscene acts of violence being perpetrated in the names of 75 per cent or more of the world's Muslims?
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

What is it like living nearly half a decade as a hostage, shuffled between warring militant groups along the notoriously restless Pakistan-Afghanistan border, withstanding gruesome acts of torture and then suddenly, one day, escaping back to one's family and to home?
(CNN - World News, )

BP was fined $4 billion for the 2010 Macondo Well blowout in the Gulf of Mexico, pleading guilty to eleven felony counts of manslaughter, one count of felony obstruction and various misdemeanor charges under the Clean Air and Clean Water Acts. This amount is trivial to BP. But will they get debarred, a much bigger punishment?
(Forbes - Technology, )

Other sentences

100 examples:

He acts quickly.

Tom acts scared.

Tom acts impressed.

Acid acts on metals.

She acts mysterious.

She committed false acts.

He acts like a rock star.

He acts like a tough guy.

Tobacco acts on the brain.

Meg always acts generously.

He acts as if he were a king.

Tom hardly ever acts his age.

Tom acts like he's exhausted.

The sunbeam acts upon the skin.

He acts according to my advice.

John acts like Helen's guardian.

This drug acts against headache.

Hamlet acts as if he were insane.

He acts like he knows everything.

He was punished for his evil acts.

He accounted for his strange acts.

Sometimes he acts quite strangely.

Tom acts like he knows everything.

Gill usually acts most efficiently.

Tom acts like nothing else matters.

She acts like she knows everything.

Murder and robbery are criminal acts.

A teenager sometimes acts like a baby.

Acid acts on things which contain metal.

Sometimes he acts as if he were my boss.

Tom acts like he doesn't even know Mary.

She always acts politely toward everybody.

Chocolate acts to prevent LDL oxidisation.

Gravity acts on everything in the universe.

She sought forgiveness for her guilty acts.

Yeast acts as an agent in making bread rise.

These dastardly acts will not go unpunished.

Don't worry about Tom. He always acts that way.

Tom acts like he doesn't even know who Mary is.

Tom acts like he doesn't want to be seen with us.

His kind acts earned him the respect of the people.

Tom often acts like a baby when he can't get his way.

The way he talks and acts, you can tell he's a redneck.

That magazine article exposed his devilish acts to the full light of day.

Since 9.11 large scale acts of terrorism have occurred all over the world.

I will not say play fair but I would wish that you refrain from indiscreet acts.

Mookie acts as a mediator between the black community and the Italian community.

"Tom and Mary - A Tragedy in Five Acts" is the title of Mary's latest autobiographical work.

Every individual is part and parcel of a great picture of the society in which he lives and acts.

What these acts said was that it was illegal to pay someone in anything other than coin of the realm.

Acts of violence will not be tolerated and will be responded to with appropriate disciplinary action.

The world is a sacred vessel that cannot be acted on. Whoever acts on it will ruin it; whoever holds on to it will lose it.

Nothing acts as a better antidote for romance than young men and women doing geometry together at eight o'clock every morning.

When a president or a governor acts wisely and lawfully, Americans express their approval by reelecting him and by supporting his political party.

Everyone has the right to an effective remedy by the competent national tribunals for acts violating the fundamental rights granted him by the constitution or by law.

This right may not be invoked in the case of prosecutions genuinely arising from non-political crimes or from acts contrary to the purposes and principles of the United Nations.

In truth, a man who renders everyone their due because he fears the gallows, acts under the sway and compulsion of others, and cannot be called just. But a man who does the same from a knowledge of the true reason for laws and their necessity, acts from a firm purpose and of his own accord, and is therefore properly called just.

There are rarely second acts.
(CNN - World News, )

Not all acts of defiance are obvious.
(BBC News - World News, )

He has denied preparing terrorist acts.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Nigel Pearson knows all about escape acts.
(The Independent - Football, )

Matisse the border collie does circus acts.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

It was one of the final acts of her young life.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

Parliament acts after a child is mauled to death.
(USA Today - World, )

The droplet of mercury at the tip acts as a sensor.
(Science Daily - News, )

NFLPA acts on behalf of former Ravens running back.
(USA Today - NFL, )

It acts like a stun gun on roadside bombs and IEDs.
(Tech Times - Future Tech, )

The sleeve houses photo paper and acts as a printer.
(Forbes - Technology, )

Bill Hader acts like a girl; Amy Schumer, like a man.
(The Vancouver Sun - Entertainment/Arts, )

They are already competing with their acts over talent.
(Daily Mail - TV&Showbiz, )

They were acts right out of the Three Stooges playbook.
(The Vancouver Sun - Sports, )

One robot acts as a bartender and two serve as waiters.
(Tech Times - Science, )

The "fiscal cliff" is coming, unless Congress acts soon.
(Pat Benson in Los Angeles Times - Money & Company, )

Here, Sportsmail runs the rule over the supporting acts.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Jelena Jankovic thinks Serena acts different when losing.
(USA Today - Tennis, )

Here are five acts that have run into trouble with China.
(CNN - World Business, )

Instead, they say, the tongue itself acts as a tiny pump.
(Science Daily - News, )

He's usually sat watching the acts from the judges table.
(Daily Mail - TV&Showbiz, )

A guide to 11 suggested acts to check out at Glastonbury.
(BBC News - Entertainment & Arts, )

The first rap acts in Ireland emerged in the early 1990s.
(Ludovic Hunter-Tilney in The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

Pricey compact acts like a DSLR in a point-and-shoot body.
(USA Today - Tech, )

MG53 acts as a membrane repair protein in striatal muscle.
(Nature Communications, )

Mooney committed the sex acts on three separate occasions.
(Daily Mail - News, )

How one of Hollywood's great second acts keeps making money.
(The Wall Street Journal - U.S. Business, )

"America's Got Talent" has packed wild acts in seasons past.
(NBC News Entertainment, )

Esther McVey is 'blown away' by how Beyoncé acts and looks.
(Helena Kealey in The Telegraph - Celebrity news, )

Random acts of kindness typically maintain their randomness.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

It’s a common conundrum as fashion types seek second acts.
(The Wall Street Journal - U.S. Business, )

The singer known as G.E.M. is one of Asia's biggest pop acts.
(CNBC, )

The researchers examined a range of triggers for violent acts.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

A Jimmy Kimmel parody and covers by hipster acts have followed.
(Mikael Wood in Los Angeles Times - Pop & Hiss, )

The seven remaining acts once again take on two musical greats.
(Isabel Mohan in The Telegraph - Culture, )

A scientist documented homosexual acts between female gorillas.
(Tech Times - Science, )

A-listers dropped their self-serious acts for DeGeneres' camera.
(USA Today - Entertainment, )

Louis van Gaal is a manager that reacts, that acts on instincts.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

The history of great comedy is the history of great double acts.
(Sydney Morning Herald - Entertainment, )

There are 10 acts left, including five very distinctive singers.
(USA TODAY in USA Today - Entertainment, )

In "Desperate Acts of Magic," no one is dealing with a full deck.
(Amy Nicholson in Los Angeles Times - Movies Now, )

Acts of leniency from the autocratic North Korea are rare indeed.
(The Independent - World News, )

Here are the stories of everyday acts of kindness, big and small.
(NBC News Entertainment, )

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