Example sentences for: acted

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

  • A federal judge had ruled that Giuliani acted with "retaliatory intent" in cutting funds to the advocacy group Housing Works, which has criticized the mayor's AIDS policies.

  • (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.

  • Local families welcomed these visitors into their homes for an evening of dinner and conversation or acted as host families for as long as two months.

  • Since the protective effect of WY14643 could be observed only at concentrations higher than 200 μM, there is a possibility that this agent acted on the PPARγ receptor to achieve the protection.

  • The industry's political clout has emasculated the commission, Dobson continues: "Our report won't be acted on by the president or Congress.


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