Focus on the pronunciation of act
English definition of “act”
/ækt/ v [I] (DO SOMETHING)
› to do something for a particular purpose or in a particular way: [+ to infinitive] The president acted quickly to bring federal aid to areas damaged by flooding. She acted responsibly. He acted as if he’d never seen me before. She acted as (= performed in the position of) a tour guide for the group. He said he was acting on (= doing something as a result of) the advice of his lawyer.