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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)
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