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Sentences with the verb Act Out

12 examples:

We must act out passion before we can feel it.
(Jean-Paul Sartre)

Never underestimate the power of the State to act out its own massive fantasies.
(Don DeLillo)

His lawyer says he didn't actually intend to act out the implication.
(CNET News, )

People who act out their dreams are likely to develop Parkinson's disease and Lewy bodies dementia.
(Tech Times - Health, )

Back in 2011 Walter Chang quit his job in the US, and after saving for two-and-a-half years, decided to act out his very own bucket list.
(Daily Mail - Travel, )

This study indicates that some children may act out due to poor self-control and temperament problems that they inherited from their parents.
(Science Daily - News, )

Emmy winner Merritt Wever stars in Jennifer Haley's drama depicting a dystopian society where people can act out their darkest fantasies online.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Reviews, )

Hundreds of locals in the town of Toro, Zamora in Spain took to the streets to act out the 'Batalla del Vino,' translated as the Battle of Wine.
(Daily Mail - Travel, )

Informational and game apps provide news updates, tell the “Star Wars” story and offer opportunities to act out the popular movie franchise.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

Fast Company invited a group of New York comedians to act out a disastrous holiday party for their video guide, warning viewers against, among other things, treating Instagram 'like TMZ'.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

I recently wrote about a McDonalds marketing promotion called "Pay With Lovin" wherein cashiers randomly profiled selected customers to act out an act of kindness in exchange for free food.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

It's an opportunity Harry Potter fans have been dreaming of - to act out the roles of their favourite characters from the blockbuster movie series, with a role-playing weekend in a Polish castle.
(Daily Mail - Travel, )

Other sentences

28 examples:

An auditory scenario for the players to act out with their instruments.
(Elliott Carter)

Babies act out when they're hungry, cold, tired. They do this for survival.
(Marilu Henner)

To change a habit, make a conscious decision, then act out the new behavior.
(Maxwell Maltz)

Dreams can be like charades in which we act out words rather than see or speak them.
(Jane Roberts)

When employees feel left out, they act out.
(Science Daily - News, )

"I've really got to sort my act out at that place," Scott Dixon says.
(Jim Peltz in Los Angeles Times - Money & Company, )

In this futuristic drama, visitors to an online destination act out their depraved fantasies.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

When women watched an avatar act out healthy behaviors, they lost an average of about a pound a week.
(Fox News - Health, )

Sammy, 23, a former porn star, charges £3.50 per minute for webcam viewers to watch her act out any sexual fantasy.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

Men who watch porn enjoy sex less and tend to try to act out what they see in porn in real life, according to a new study.
(UPI - Science News, )

Physicians are trained in how to tell patients they are going to die through a simulation program where they act out conversations.
(The Wall Street Journal - Lifestyle, )

Play the Knave is a new motion capture video game developed in California that lets players act out scenes from Shakespeare's works.
(BBC News - Technology, )

David Frum says the president has failed to react strongly to crises in Iran, Syria, Ukraine and Venezuela, encouraging others to act out.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

In a play therapy room at an indigenous women's shelter in Ottawa, children are allowed to act out whatever they need to in order to heal.
(Kristy Nease and Hallie Cotnam in CBC News - Health, )

REM sleep behavior disorder, characterized by a tendency to act out one’s dreams while asleep, is one of the strongest prediagnostic symptoms.
(The New York Times - Health, )

Derek Waters' web series, where celebrities act out a drunk narrator's retelling of historical events, makes its Comedy Central debut on Tuesday.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Reviews, )

After fighting a throat infection, lead singer Sandra Piques Eddy was forced to act out Carmen while another mezzo-soprano sang next to her on stage.
(CBC News in CBC News - Arts & Entertainment, )

Organizers of the "Survival Zombie" roleplaying event in Spain said some 2,000 people took to the streets to act out scenarios in the world of the undead.
(UPI - Odd News, )

A woman in a flight attendant’s uniform delivers the safety message in French and English as five stylish women act out the instructions or hold props with flair.
(Daily Mail - Travel, )

When your kids talk back, forget to use their manners, refuse to listen, don’t pitch in, act out and act disrespectful— it takes the joy right out of parenting.
(Fox News - Health, )

Leaving a dog tied up unattended poses great risk to both dogs and public safety: dogs can become stressed, suffer in extreme temperatures and act out in aggressive ways.
(Jessica Scott-Reid in CBC News - Canada, )

According to a new ad from Always, somewhere around puberty.The new campaign had a documentary filmmaker ask women, men and boys to act out what "throw like a girl" and "run like a girl" mean.
(NBC Today, )

Many employers are not looking for those who simply “follow orders.” They need those who can think and act out of the box, those who bring a broad range of experience and skills to the table.
(Forbes - Education, )

Exposure to tiny particles of air pollution may damage the developing brains of teens in ways that make them more likely to act out growing up, a new study from the University of Southern California says.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

Up to 90 per cent of people with rapid eye movement sleep disorder - who may move around in their sleep and 'act out' their dreams - will develop a neurological disorder, University of Minnesota doctors said.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

By better understanding the root psychological dispositions people have toward different phenomena and situations, you can understand not only what type of behaviors most consumers act out, but why they do it.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominees act out a peculiar Washington ritual in which inquisitive senators gather before TV cameras to hear an aspiring justice politely refuse to answer their questions on all the pressing legal issues of the day.
(Los Angeles Times - National News, )

As James Taylor once said, “You can play the game and act out the part, even though you know it wasn’t written for you.” In the world of business, this tragic situation occurs when an individual’s natural skills and proclivities are simply not a fit for the career they chose.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

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