Translation of "act" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

act

verb (PERFORM) 表演 uk us /ækt/

[ I or T ] to play a part; to perform in a film, play,

演出;扮演,饰演
Ellis Pike was chosen to act the part of the lawyer in the film. 埃利斯•帕克被选中在影片中扮演律师这一角色。
Have you ever acted in a play before? 你以前演过戏剧吗?
act the fool/martyr, etc.

to behave in a particular, usually bad, way

(通常指装腔作势地)装傻/作出一副假圣人的样子等
Why are you always acting the fool? 你为什么老装傻?

(Translation of “act verb (PERFORM)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)