act verb (DO SOMETHING) translate to Mandarin Chinese Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Translation of "act" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

act

verb [I] (DO SOMETHING) 做某事     /ækt/
to do something for a particular purpose, or to behave in the stated way 做事;行动;起作用,见效;举止,表现 [+ to infinitive] Engineers acted quickly to repair the damaged pipes. 技师们马上采取行动维修损毁的管道。 She acted without thinking. 她不加思索就采取了行动。 The anaesthetic acted (= had an effect) quickly. 麻醉剂很快起了作用。 Who is acting for/on behalf of (= who is representing) the defendant? 谁是被告的代理律师? He acted as if he'd never met me before. 他摆出一副好像以前从没见过我的样子。 Don't be so silly - you're acting like a child! 别冒傻气了——你的行为简直就像个孩子! He never acts on other people's advice (= does what other people suggest). 他一意孤行,从不听取别人的建议。 Acting on impulse (= without thinking first) can get you into a lot of trouble. 意气用事,后患无穷。 Acting and actsDealing with things or people
(Definition of act verb (DO SOMETHING) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
by ,
May 25, 2016
by Liz Walter Enough is a very common word, but it is easy to make mistakes with it. You need to be careful about its position in a sentence, and the prepositions or verb patterns that come after it. I’ll start with the position of enough in the sentence. When we use it with a noun,

Read More 

Word of the Day

ray

a narrow beam of light, heat, etc. travelling in a straight line from its place of origin

Word of the Day

convo noun
convo noun
May 23, 2016
informal a conversation The convo around concussions mostly focuses on guys who play football, but Chastain thinks that this whole thing could be a headache for women too.

Read More