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    1. Dad’s starting to make me nervous, the way he’s acting

    2. But when you practice being true to your commitments and acting with integrity more and more in your life, then your life will get easier

    3. Nancy looked away, trying to appear casual, before acting surprised that the question was directed at her

    4. Part of him must have been acting subconsciously, trying to provoke them into responding

    5. He'd been acting weird since he'd been bitten by that dog the other week

    6. A very hot and bothered young lady, obviously acting as waitress for the day, bustles over to collect it

    7. It was bad enough when we heard about the … the shooting … and then they found the gun in our hedge, but we could handle that … it’s him … he’s acting so strangely now … it’s scary

    8. She refuses to accept that someone hates her enough to be acting against her

    9. across the drive, acting as a second line of defence, a reserve trench, behind which he

    10. acting in different ways

    11. Nobody can escape their destiny by acting on the physical plain

    12. This afternoon she couldn't contain herself and burst out before everybody, complaining that Lisa and Nina are always giggling and acting the giddy goat, annoying the rest of the pupils

    13. That was certainly a clear insinuation about me too; and I, as usual, kept on acting the fool lest I should lose that great friend

    14. He's torn between whom to believe, the friends who are pretending to be his enemies, or the enemies acting as his friends

    15. Maybe she even knew about it and was wondering if it was on? Maybe they were all acting out a whole charade for all he really knew

    16. Was he really going to let a naked savage goad him into acting like this? Was this the only way he could get her to understand they knew better? What was he trying to prove now, that we are humans just looking for our offspring? Just like you but with a different vehicle? Here in the android he felt less biological than he did in his own space

    17. ‘I am not acting for any political end

    18. she was acting in good honour” said Joe to the court

    19. This word falls under ample warning because no matter how bad a person is acting it can't fall in a category worse than psychotic

    20. She had taught him a lot about cooking, and he wasn’t up for acting with cherubs this evening

    21. The young man who sold you the phone was acting outside of his sphere of authority

    22. Something that you should try is to be interesting by acting interested

    23. Thom was acting overly hostile today, but no doubt Thom now knew who Ava had been with last week

    24. She had been quick to point out that she was doing all the asking and he was acting like he was servicing her

    25. He was not seeing that in the current readings, the bit was acting like an electronic bit that was copied

    26. I’ve been offered a part in an ‘Adult’ movie by Jean Paul Robespierre, you know, one of them blokes we met in Hollywood and I’ve always wanted to do some serious acting, so thanks for the advice but

    27. Kelvin was well aware of that, her career had been an acting job

    28. are being true or false – whether we are acting with

    29. There is no such thing as acting on selflessness

    30. Indulge in the past! Glory the future by acting upon it! Act on

    31. The vat of water in the Women’s Brigade quarters has been tainted with a slow acting poison

    32. sold you the phone was acting outside of his sphere of authority

    33. Acting upon impulse is usually not a good thing

    34. angry, resentful expressions, acting out their pain and

    35. He would merely be acting as the transmitter of the

    36. acting as proxy for

    37. She is officially on our staff, acting as receptionist to all of us, and also doing a bit of photocopying and coffee making for any visitors, her services being included in the rent for the offices as far as the other businesses are concerned

    38. It’s just too much of a coincidence that the name of someone Bunty knew years ago and kept in touch with by letter, should turn out to be the same name as the solicitor acting for the Foundation

    39. Looking very much like his uncle acting the innocent, the boy is all eyes and has an expression that suggests that butter wouldn’t melt in his mouth; he just stands looking at her, shrugging his shoulders

    40. If that was the case, she would have come to the body with an existing identity, that was really the way she was acting

    41. “Who’s that?” he enquired of Fred, who was once again acting as

    42. watches at the crossing, Fred – once again acting as his mentor – took

    43. ‘Ozzie was acting strangely

    44. acting, as it seemed he often did, as adjutant to the Major

    45. Soon the business training in his family's Mercantile would be tested and augmented by acting as lieutenant during Mr

    46. and knew that he had been acting as the Major’s adjutant for some

    47. He was acting quite confident and didn’t seem at all nervous to be questioned by someone from I

    48. Blair was acting psychotic

    49. Also, there’s the obvious fact that the amount of energy required to give animalistic intelligence to a tree would require a magnetic monopole super-imposed within a super-massive black hole isolated within a Higgs Field times the density of a weakless universe divided by the sub-particle wave length of the root square of an isosceles triangle subtracting the para-statistical metadata equal to the maximum level of sub-atomic exotic particles, then acting under the assumption that in the event of the self-intersection of cosmic strings triggered by inordinate radiation, there would exist somewhere an object that was both simultaneously larger than the entire universe and smaller than an atom, blatantly violating the Law of Conservation of Energy

    50. was merely acting on a hunch, but the effect of his words

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    Synonyms for "acting"

    acting performing playacting playing dramatizing pantomime depiction dramatic performance temporary alternate deputy surrogate feigning impersonation make believe

    "acting" definitions

    the performance of a part or role in a drama

    serving temporarily especially as a substitute