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  • as inact
  • as inlie
  • as inperform
  • as inplay-act

synonyms for be on

  • enact
  • perform
  • play
  • portray
  • burlesque
  • characterize
  • dramatize
  • emote
  • feign
  • ham
  • impersonate
  • mime
  • mimic
  • mug
  • parody
  • personate
  • personify
  • pretend
  • rehearse
  • represent
  • simulate
  • star
  • stooge
  • strut
  • bring down the house
  • do a turn
  • go on
  • go over
  • ham it up
  • lay an egg
  • make debut
  • play act
  • play gig
  • play part
  • play role
  • put it over
  • say one's piece
  • take part
  • tread the boards

antonyms for be on

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  • direct
  • fail
  • prevent
  • stop
  • abstain
  • cease
  • discontinue
  • give up
  • halt
  • hesitate
  • idle
  • refrain
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      How to use be on in a sentence

      "Buy something for your wife that-is-to-be," he said to his grand-nephew, as he handed him the folded paper.
      THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
      Everything showed a rapid flight; even the would-be dinner of the guerrillas was found half cooked.
      THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
      I drew back from the rim of Writing-On-the-Stone, that set of whispered phrases echoing in my ears.
      RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
      Next night at dinner I proposed Sir Alister's health, and we all drank to him and his "bride-to-be."
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      While a one-step was in full swing some would-be wag suddenly turned off all the lights.
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      And hand-painting it allus seemed to me, is really elocution in oils; for a be-yutiful picture is a silent talker.
      THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
      Kingston-on-Thames is still provincial in appearance, though now the centre of a great growth of modern suburbs.
      THE PORTSMOUTH ROAD AND ITS TRIBUTARIESCHARLES G. HARPER
      Besides the districts mentioned, tobacco is grown largely in that of Frankfort-on-the Oder.
      TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
      The fun, when the school broke up for the term, was of the never-to-be-forgotten variety.
      THE MYSTERY AT PUTNAM HALLARTHUR M. WINFIELD
      Madame Malmaison had always been a little proud of the beauty and grace and sweetness of her fitter-on.
      THE WEIGHT OF THE CROWNFRED M. WHITE
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