Example sentences for: acted

How can you use “acted” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The legal basis for court-ordered busing and other measures is that government officials have purposely acted to keep the schools segregated.

  • The president who ran on a platform of compassion allegedly acted cruelly to someone who came to him in need of it.

  • Dianne Feinstein quoted by the NYT : "The president acted immorally.

  • Furthermore, the in vitro exconjugant enzyme of Euplotes crassus can cap non-telomeric DNA, aided by Chromosome Healing Factor [ 42 ] . That Euplotes is more closely related to Oxytricha than to Tetrahymena tentatively supports our assumption that telomerase can heal ends well after the binder/cutter has acted.

  • (Desson Howe, the Washington Post ). However, quite a few softies like it: "Lewis and Ribisi eventually win you over" (Turan, the Los Angeles Times ); "by the storybook conclusion I was cheering them on, against all critical instinct" (Rod Dreher, the New York Post ). Stephen Holden of the New York Times opens his review with what sounds like a joke ("A beautifully acted love story") but isn't; he's the film's biggest fan.

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