English to Norwegian Meaning :: act

Act :
handlingspille - handlinghandlinghandletskuespillhandlinger
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Noun(1) Something that people do or cause to happen(2) A subdivision of a play or opera or ballet(3) A short performance that is part of a longer program(4) A manifestation of insincerity(5) A short theatrical performance that is part of a longer program(6) Something done(7) Legislative document(8) Part of a performance(9) Pretended behavior
Verb(1) Behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself(2) Play a role or part(3) Discharge one's duties(4) Pretend to have certain qualities or state of mind(5) Be suitable for theatrical performance(6) Have an effect or outcome; often the one desired or expected(7) Be engaged in an activity, often for no particular purpose other than pleasure(8) Behave unnaturally or affectedly(9) Perform on a stage or theater(10) Perform an action(11) Or work out or perform (an action)(12) Behave in a certain manner(13) Show a certain behavior(14) Conduct or comport oneself(15) Have an effect or outcome(16) Often the one desired or expected

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(1) To act in a play(2) The comic had risen through the standup ranks, working hard at developing an act after his initial performances drew derision.(3) But no matter how mature her friend seemed, she could not help wondering if he was just putting on an act in order to stop her from leaving.(4) Her one-woman poetry act(5) Those interjections were very reasonable, and the Minister was simply putting on an act to try to get some sympathy.(6) As long as we can look and act the proper role for a typical person wherever we are in the city, we'll be fine.(7) Lawrence, like Richard Pryor before him, uses his stand-up act as a forum to tell his side of the story.(8) An act of heroism(9) Kazza stared at me blankly in reply, knowing I was putting on an act .(10) Recent studies have suggested that a number of drugs may act specifically to increase healing rates.(11) Over our meal we were entertained by a cabaret act performed by the bird keepers and some of the inhabitants.(12) That is why the act of dissent and of intelligently questioning a war is one of the most patriotic things that a civilian can do.(13) As a student at the School of American Ballet, she appeared for several years in the second act of the New York City Ballet's production of George Balanchine's Nutcracker.(14) It is hoped, for the sake of millions of poor Filipinos, that he is not just putting on an act , good movie actor that he was.(15) The Cardinal did not always act the role of a Christ figure in this drama, but the rest of the analogy holds.(16) He did his Sir Galahad act
Related Words
(1) act out ::
handle ut
(2) act as ::
oppfør deg som
(3) act up ::
oppfør deg
(4) act on ::
handle på
(5) caught in the act ::
tatt på fersken
(6) act upon ::
handle på
(7) in the act ::
i loven
(8) act for ::
handle for
(9) act in concert with ::
opptre i samråd med
(10) speech act ::
1. deed ::
2. law ::
3. division ::
4. performance ::
5. pretense ::
6. turn ::
7. enactment ::
8. take action ::
Gjør noe
9. follow ::
10. represent ::
11. behave ::
oppfør deg
12. operate ::
13. affect ::
14. perform ::
15. pretend ::
late som
16. move ::
bevege seg
17. play ::
18. dissemble ::
19. work ::
20. do ::
1. Refrain
2. Cessation
3. Idleness
4. Inactivity
5. Inertia
6. Quiet
7. Repose
8. Rest
9. Stoppage
10. Suspension
11. Abstain
12. Cease
13. Discontinue
14. Give up
15. Halt
16. Hesitate
Different Forms
act, acted, acts
Word Example from TV Shows

The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.

...to act like an adult in this marriage.

...to ACT like an adult in this marriage.

The Big Bang Theory Season 8, Episode 23

--Control Act of 1 976.

--Control Act of 1 976.

Breaking Bad Season 4, Episode 3

We have to act now. Give the order.
We march at sunrise.

We have to ACT now. Give the order. We march at sunrise.

Game of Thrones Season 5, Episode 5

A good act does not wash out the bad,
nor a bad the good.

A good ACT does not wash out the bad, nor a bad the good.

Game of Thrones Season 2, Episode 4

You\'re a grown man, act like it.

You're a grown man, ACT like it.

The Big Bang Theory Season 11, Episode 11

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