Example sentences for: acted

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

  • Neither Attorney General acted to resolve the conflicting views within the Justice Department.

  • In order to determine the number of proposals eligible for allocations from the reserve undersubsection (a)(2) and the number of allowances remaining available after each proposal is acted upon, the Administrator shall reduce the total number of allowances remaining available in the reserve by the number of allowances calculated according to subparagraphs (A), (B) and (C) until either no allowances remain available in the reserve for further allocation or all approved proposals have been acted upon.

  • He also acted in films; his performances are few but indelible, from his matinee-idol turn as the empathetic monk in Carl Theodor Dreyer's The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928) to his part as Marat in Abel Gance's Napoleon (1927), in which, at one point, he breaks off a discussion by getting down on all fours and barking like a dog.

  • And everyone concerned, on both sides, acting more or less honorably ... so unlike, say, the Bill and Monica thing, where everyone concerned, on both sides, acted more or less dishonorably.

  • You may even find pleasure in realizing that you have acted with noblesse oblige in not flaunting your superiority.


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