Example sentences for: acted

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

  • Then there will be an attempt at an informal censure, which, the LAT explains, would be read into the record but not acted on.

  • FACS analysis demonstrated that these cells were all apoptotic (not shown, see also [ 36 ] ). Although TGFβ1 acted anti-apoptotically in PP cultures (palmar and normal plantar fibroblasts) and prevented the shedding of cells into the media, its effect was dissimilar in non-PP cultures, where TGFβ1 had either no impact (keloid T and normal nonplantar fibroblasts) or was pro-apoptotic (keloid D cultures).

  • We previously reported that enhanced liver apoptosis in response to the antihepatocarcinogen rotenone was preceded and accompanied by a marked increase in the hepatic levels of c-myc mRNA [ 10 ] , a proto-oncogene that plays a dual role in cell proliferation and apoptosis [ 24 ] . Since in our study [ 10 ] rotenone inhibited hepatocellular proliferation while enhancing apoptosis, we concluded that the increase in c-myc mRNA expression acted as a pro-apoptotic signal in the liver.

  • (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.

  • The upshot is that he took her to court and now a judge has ruled that because she "acted out of fraud and malice" when she "violated state asset disclosure laws" during the divorce proceedings, she must turn the entire lottery win over to her ex.


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