Die Übersetzung von "act" - Englisch-Wörterbuch Malaysian


verb /ӕkt/

to do something

mengambil tindakan
It’s time the government acted to lower taxes.

to behave

He acted foolishly at the meeting.

to perform (a part) in a play

He has acted (the part of Romeo) on many occasions
I thought he was dying, but he was only acting (= pretending).
acting adjective

temporarily carrying out the duties of

He is acting president of the society.
actor noun (feminine also actress)

a performer in a play.

a film/movie actor.
act as phrasal verb

to do the work or duties of

He acts as head of department when his boss is away.
act on phrasal verb

to do something following the advice etc of someone

I am acting on the advice of my lawyer.

to have an effect on

Certain acids act on metal.
act on behalf of / act for

to do something for (someone else); to act as the representative of (someone)

bertindak bagi pihak
My lawyer is acting on my behalf
He is also acting on behalf of my mother
She is acting for the headmaster in his absence.
act out phrasal verb

to demonstrate how something happened by performing it like in a play

He acted out the incident just as he had witnessed it.
act up phrasal verb

(used about a child) to behave badly

berbuat perangai
The children were bored and started acting up.
get in on the act

(informal) to become involved in an activity which someone else has started

turut terlibat
Originally only a few companies provided this service, but now everybody is trying to get in on the act.
get your act together

(informal) to begin to organize things in a more effective way

uruskan diri anda
Her work improved after she got her act together.
in the act (of)

at the exact moment (of doing something)

He was caught in the act (of stealing my car).
put on an act

to pretend

I thought she had hurt herself, but she was only putting on an act.

(Die Übersetzung von "act" von PASSWORT Englisch-Wörterbuch Malaysian © 2015 K Dictionaries Ltd)