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Sentences with the adjective Acting

7 examples:

I don't like acting things; I like feeling things.
(Dougray Scott)

Twelve to 15 years of acting school, and I am being a bird.
(Joe Pantoliano)

If it's an excellent script, I enjoy it tremendously, the acting part of it.
(Julie London)

Barbie is totally over the 'bu -- at least she's acting that way.
(Adam Tschorn in Los Angeles Times - All The Rage, )

A simple acting game can provide the techniques of great storytelling.
(Forbes - Education, )

The acting siblings were spotted grabbing lunch in the Toluca Lake neighborhood on Sunday.
(Daily Mail - TV&Showbiz, )

Dr Who star David Tennant travels back in time to his old acting school to pick up an honorary degree.
(BBC News - Entertainment & Arts, )

Question with the equality degree of the adjective Acting

1 example:

Who is acting as head?

Sentences with the equality degree of the adjective Acting

13 examples:

She was acting as if she was in charge.

Under the cloak of anonymity cowards are acting as big-mouth.

The Browns are acting as if Josh Gordon is already gone.
(The Vancouver Sun - Football, )

Federal judge is acting as mediator to get the seeds released.
(USA Today - National, )

The company, however, is acting as if the policy never existed.
(Tech Times - Biz Tech, )

Chemical additives in the plastic may be acting as a feeding stimulant.
(Science Daily - News, )

Those underwater assemblages are acting as an important and unexpected carbon sink.
(Science Daily - News, )

Lower gas prices, higher holiday spending and employment growth were acting as the catalysts.
(CNBC, )

Paul Farhi of the Washington Post wondered if he was acting as a journalist or something else.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

The community group is acting as bin collectors continue a strike in a row over job cut plans.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

At the moment, Shuchat is acting as agent for a property in Vancouver that is on the Heritage B list.
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

Apparently, one of those is acting as a Pokedex when you need to know about the Pokemon you're battling.
(Tech Times - Personal Tech, )

FBI said there was probable cause to believe Page was acting as an agent of a foreign power, in this case Russia.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

Sentences with the noun Acting

44 examples:

The acting is very good.

The voice acting is horrible.

His acting is far from being perfect.

Today a child acting like a king, tomorrow a tyrant.

The true art of acting is to conceal from the audience that which is part of the role and that which comes from you personally.

Just let the wardrobe do the acting.
(Jack Nicholson)

The worst acting is about imitation.
(Paul Guilfoyle)

A lot of what acting is paying attention.
(Nancy Reagan)

Good acting is consistency of performance.
(Jim Dale)

The ultimate acting is to destroy yourself.
(Klaus Kinski)

I don't like to intellectualize about my acting.
(Genevieve Bujold)

The art of acting is to be other than what you are.
(Whoopi Goldberg)

Ever since I was a very little girl, I've dreamed of acting.
(Eva Herzigova)

I didn't get here for my acting... but I love show business.
(Ted Turner)

Vary the pace... is one of the foundations of all good acting.
(Ellen Terry)

In general, I find that for videos the acting is more realistic.
(Tara Strong)

My family thought the fascination with acting was just another fad.
(Sean Bean)

I can only pay my electric bill for my last two years on my acting.
(Piper Perabo)

But when I was seven or eight, I did my first little piece of acting.
(Frank Langella)

My acting is still being recognized for the fact that I wasn't nominated.
(Eva Longoria)

To choose ways of not acting was ever the concern and scruple of my life.
(Fernando Pessoa)

I am acquainted with no immaterial sensuality so delightful as good acting.
(Lord Byron)

I think if I were to go back on stage I might be in great danger of acting.
(Ben Kingsley)

In high school, my goal was to be a writer for SNL, then I got into the acting.
(Illeana Douglas)

The acting was first. As a teenager I was an actress; and then I came back as a singer.
(Julie London)

I was very interested in theatre, mostly in stage design. I did a little bit of acting.
(Jim Henson)

Sincerity and the correct use of the voice are the greatest things in the art of acting.
(Alla Nazimova)

What's interesting about the process of acting is how often you don't know what you're doing.
(Alan Rickman)

The idea of transformation - playing something I'm not - is the bit I enjoy most about acting.
(Mark Strong)

It's not subtle or restrained. It's not any of the things you like to think apply to your acting.
(Margaret Hamilton)

I've done a lot of acting. I'm not saying I'm the greatest, but I'd love to act, I'd love to sing.
(Jessica Hahn)

Kyle Eastwood talks about why he chose jazz over acting.
(BBC News - Entertainment & Arts, )

Mark Wahlberg is as famous for his buff body as his acting.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

Hollywood's top talent gathered to celebrate the year's best acting.
(USA Today - Entertainment, )

As Misty Copeland gets older, she seeks even more depth in her acting.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

There is a difficultly when it comes to actually doing the job of acting.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Movies, )

Chris Bosh's best game in a month comes with a $5,000 penalty for his acting.
(USA Today - NBA, )

He won a Pulitzer Prize for his writing and was nominated for an Oscar for his acting.
(BBC News - Entertainment & Arts, )

Daniel Radcliffe has blown the Internet's collective mind, but this time not with his acting.
(CNN - Entertainment, )

Only by realizing the importance of acting now, was I able to get my business off the ground.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

London's Identity School of Acting wants to shake up the industry and challenge the decision makers.
(BBC News - Entertainment & Arts, )

The Oscar-winning actress is a director's dream person to have on a film set and it's not for her acting.
(BBC News - Entertainment & Arts, )

It's not the acting or the action that makes "Jack Reacher: Never Go Back" inferior to the original 2012 hit.
(The Denver Post - Entertainment, )

"Deliver Us from Evil" is a big change for the funnyman, who usually prefers pointed humor to knives in his acting.
(NBC News Entertainment, )

Question with the verb Acting

1 example:

Who is the boy acting the part of Peter Pan?

Sentences with the verb Acting

27 examples:

Stop acting the child.

You're acting very strangely.

I think Tom is acting a little suspicious.

Wake up to yourself and start acting your age.

The strong yen is acting against Japan's export industry.

With a recent birthday, I've been acting now for twenty years.
(Thayer David)

I have enjoyed acting very much, because I know it's not for real!
(Gloria Stuart)

I never really considered acting as a career until I moved to New York.
(Michael C. Hall)

I've always loved acting with adults versus like the whole High School feel.
(Alison Lohman)

Even as far back as when I started acting at 14, I know I've never considered failure.
(Jennifer Lawrence)

Man is a make-believe animal: he is never so truly himself as when he is acting a part.
(William Hazlitt)

Man is a make-believe animal - he is never so truly himself as when he is acting a part.
(William Hazlitt)

Every man has inside himself a parasitic being who is acting not at all to his advantage.
(William S. Burroughs)

Very often the Group actor is a critic when he's acting and an actor when he's criticizing.
(Elia Kazan)

Literally, I think I've quit acting three or four times, only for a few days. Maybe for a few weeks.
(Mark Ruffalo)

Mr Verrier had been acting as peacemaker.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Celebrities who started acting all crazy-like.
(Fox News - Entertainment, )

He has been acting as Mullah Omar's deputy for the past three years.
(The Associated Press in CBC News - World, )

Actor Warwick Davis recalls acting with the late Carrie Fisher in Star Wars.
(BBC News - Entertainment & Arts, )

The 39-year-old has been acting as caretaker boss since the start of September.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Angelina Jolie "absolutely" plans to give up acting one day -- but not just yet.
(CNN - Entertainment, )

Tech icon was the market's speedboat, but now, its stock is acting more like an anchor.
(USA Today - Money, )

They look alike, love acting and chose the very same college hundreds of miles away from home.
(NBC Today, )

Omar Abdel Hamid El-Hussein doesn't appear to have been acting at behest of the militant group.
(USA Today - World, )

Andrew Mitchell has denied acting as a "rogue minister" by sanctioning a £16m aid cheque to Rwanda.
(BBC News - Politics, )

If the Golden Arches want to appeal to a young audience, they should start acting more like Chipotle.
(Fox News - Lifestyle, )

Although the circumstances are unusual, the city is acting normally in providing a service to the needy.
(The New York Times - Health, )


27 examples:

Why are you acting this way?

Why are you acting like my mother?

Why are you acting like you don't know me?

That's just a shot in the dark. How do you think you'll succeed by just acting on the spur of the moment like that?

What's the difference between tough love and acting like a jerk?
(Ricki Lake)

Acting is all about timing. I mean, who has better timing than the MCs?

Acting... was the biggest charge I ever had. What other artist has it so good? Approval so quick?
(Elia Kazan)

I don't know if I'm going to do any more acting. It's a great job, you know? Make a movie? Why not?
(Colleen Haskell)

Is your financial advisor acting in your best interest?
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

You say your exoplanet-hunting spacecraft is acting up?
(Tech Times - Science, )

Are neonicotinoid insecticides acting as drugs for bees?
(Tech Times - Science, )

Which actress has now scored noms in all four acting categories?
(The Hollywood Reporter - Music, )

Robots aim to entertain by singing and acting, but are they as talented as humans?
(CNET News, )

Scott Eastwood may have inherited his father Clint's good looks, but what about his acting talent?
(Oliver Gettell and Amy Kaufman in Los Angeles Times - Movies Now, )

Do you have seasonal pollen allergies that have been acting up recently as the end of summer draws near?
(Fox News - Health, )

What does it take to stop the best soccer players in the world from acting like mischievous sixth-graders?
(NBC Today, )

But if there’s no scandal here, then why is everyone connected with the government acting as if there is?
(The Vancouver Sun - National, )

Is this the year five-time acting nominee Leonardo DiCaprio finally takes home an Oscar for his turn in "The Revenant"?
(Los Angeles Times - Movies Now, )

What would it mean to support teachers in acting more like coders, who are constantly in a position to steal, remix and discover?
(Forbes - Education, )

As Emma Watson wins the first gender-neutral MTV acting award, is it time to get rid of separate male and female award categories?
(BBC News - Entertainment & Arts, )

Medical students who march down the hallway, four abreast, acting like they’re all-important and any patients who get in their way don’t exist?
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

#OscarsSoWhite boycott have engulfed the acting world after two years passing without a black person being nominated for the top awards - but how representative is the Oscars?
([email protected] (Ashley Kirk, Ashley Kirk) in The Telegraph - Culture, )

CHRIS SUTTON: Here's a tip for referees: how about trying to improve on the shocking standard of your own performances rather than acting as killjoys showing petty yellow cards?
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Outrage and the #OscarsSoWhite boycott have engulfed the acting world after two years passing without a black person being nominated for the top awards - but how representative is the Oscars?
([email protected] (Ashley Kirk, Ashley Kirk) in The Telegraph - Culture, )

With Disney’s Captain America: The Winter Soldier scoring a record-breaking $303.3 million worldwide box office opening weekend, is it really a good idea for its star Chris Evans to quit acting?
(Forbes - Business, )

Carbon, silicon, germanium, tin and lead are all part of a family that share the same structure of their outermost electrons, yet range from acting as insulators to semiconductors to metals.Is it possible to understand these and other trends within element families?
(Science Daily - News, )

Once you work your way through the accomplishments, through the honour roll awards, the volunteer achievements, the competitive dancing, the acting workshops, the black belt in karate, the part-time work as a carhop and, of course, the searing ambition to be a cardiologist when she grows up, the first question that comes to mind when chatting with the thoroughly modern miss Natasha Smith is this: What possessed you to enter the Miss Teenage British Columbia 2014 pageant?
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

Other sentences

100 examples:

Tom is acting nuts.

You're acting funny.

You're acting weird.

Tom is acting weird.

Stop acting jealous.

You're acting creepy.

Tom is acting strange.

He's acting on his own.

My computer's acting up.

She's acting on her own.

Stop acting like a baby.

Quit acting like a baby.

Stop acting like a jerk.

He was acting on orders.

Quit acting like a child.

She's acting on instinct.

Stop acting like a child.

I am acting for my father.

Tom is acting like a baby.

You're acting like a baby.

Stop acting like you care.

The car is acting up again.

They were acting strangely.

You're acting like a child.

He has a talent for acting.

She has a genius for acting.

They're acting on their own.

He's been acting odd lately.

You're acting like an idiot.

My computer's acting strange.

She's been acting odd lately.

You're acting strange tonight.

He is acting on his own behalf.

She's just acting disappointed.

Stop acting like a spoiled kid.

Mary is always acting foolishly.

So you are acting high-handedly.

He has started acting strangely.

He is acting like Nelson tonight.

She has started acting strangely.

Tom is acting weirder than usual.

You need to stop acting so stupid.

The car has been acting strangely.

I know I've been acting strangely.

I don't like the way Tom is acting.

I don't like the way you're acting.

Tom has been acting strange lately.

Stop acting like you understand me.

Tom got an acting job in Hollywood.

You are acting beyond your position.

He is acting for the chief director.

You're acting like a three-year-old.

Tom has been acting kind of strange.

Tom is acting like nothing happened.

He doesn't mean it; he's just acting.

Tom has been acting strangely lately.

The cat has started acting strangely.

Tom is acting really weird right now.

My brother is always acting foolishly.

His acting left nothing to be desired.

He isn't really sad; he's only acting.

She is acting from some selfish motive.

The Internet has been acting up lately.

Kenichi Matsuyama's acting is very good.

Tom seems to be acting a tad foolish today.

Her acting is on the level of a professional.

The police are acting on information received.

I don't understand why she is acting so crazy.

Jane saw the students acting well on the stage.

Tom became the acting chairman of the committee.

That actor is both attractive and good at acting.

Mr Brown was acting in the capacity of ambassador.

Jane has been acting in films since she was eleven.

Jane has been acting in movies since she was eleven.

I told Tom I wasn't happy with the way he was acting.

She's always putting on airs, acting as if she were Queen.

As a politician, he makes utmost use of his acting ability.

Men are only heroes when they can't avoid acting otherwise.

She's always putting on airs, acting as if she were a queen.

Our teacher got mad at Tom because he was acting up in class.

Acting on your advice, I've decided to exercise more regularly.

You were acting suspicious, so they had you under surveillance.

A man was seen acting suspiciously shortly before the explosion.

When Kate played a minor part in a movie, her acting was criticized.

It was mismanagement of the company's affairs by the acting director.

Her nature takes more kindly to acting than to any other kind of job.

You're acting like you know me; this is the first time we're meeting!

I just came back from replacing the TV; it was acting really finicky.

My back has been acting up since this morning, so I don't feel so well.

If you really have grounds for acting the way you did, then please tell me.

It seems like that she wasn't acting back then; they were her real feelings.

My microwave is acting up. I think I'd rather get a new one than repair this one.

There's no sense acting all triumphant like a conquering hero over such a minor thing.

I think we should all be worried a little bit about the way Tom has been acting lately.

No passion so effectually robs the mind of all its powers of acting and reasoning as fear.

Pacific Rim's Japanese dubbing cast is pretty much a who's who of the mecha anime voice acting scene.

Being "really busy" does not mean running around and acting like you don't have time for anyone or anything.

Acting on advice from his astronomers, Alexander the Great decided not to attack Egypt and went to India instead.

A circus is a place where horses, ponies and elephants are permitted to see men, women and children acting the fool.

To me, acting is the most logical way for people's neuroses to manifest themselves, in this great need we all have to express ourselves.

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