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synonyms for acting on

  • pursue
  • act upon
  • follow
  • follow up on
  • motivate
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How to use acting on in a sentence

He did not once look back at her; his face seemed full of thought, his hands acting as it were mechanically.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
It is not surprising after this to learn that some children are slow in seizing the representative character of acting.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
The same is true when children play at being Indians or what not: they are not "acting" in the theatrical sense of the word.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
We should infer also from some of the early stage plays, that the "players" used the weed even when acting their parts.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
This he did till an evil day when Aunty Rosa pounced upon him unawares and told him that he was "acting a lie."
KIPLING STORIES AND POEMS EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOW, BOOK IIRUDYARD KIPLING
I drew back from the rim of Writing-On-the-Stone, that set of whispered phrases echoing in my ears.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
She repeated the brief phrases, as well as she could recall them, to a Eurasian whom she found acting as a water-carrier.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
He may be a lessee, agent, or having such possession and control as would justify him in thus acting.
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
He worked at Dolcoath the 63-inch cylinder double-acting engine, upon Boulton and Watt's plan.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
But if he has fallen—if, in the dreadful scenes now acting in Paris, Lafontaine is no more—tell me not.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
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