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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;行動;起作用,見效;舉止,表現
[+ to infinitive] Engineers acted quickly to repair the damaged pipes.
技師馬上採取行動維修損毀的管道。
She acted without thinking.
她不加思索就採取了行動。
The anaesthetic acted (= had an effect) quickly.
麻醉劑很快起了作用。
Who is acting for/on behalf of (= who is representing) the defendant?
誰是被告的代理律師?
He acted as if he'd never met me before.
他擺出一副好像以前從沒見過我的樣子。
Don't be so silly - you're acting like a child!
別傻了——你的行為簡直就像個孩子!
He never acts on other people's advice (= does what other people suggest).
他一意孤行,從不聽取別人的建議。
Acting on impulse (= without thinking first) can get you into a lot of trouble.
意氣用事,後患無窮。
Acting and actsDealing with things or people
(Definition of act verb (DO SOMETHING) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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