Example sentences for: acting

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

  • Was Bill Clinton's interim (that is, with Congress adjourned) appointment of Lee as acting DOJ civil rights boss a snub of the Senate, (which turned Lee down)?

  • Delta opioid receptors play a modulatory role in analgesia, hibernation, autonomic nervous system function, neuroendocrine system function, mood driven behaviours and olfaction [ 2 ] . Thus, understanding the requirements for activation of δ opioid receptors can lead to identification and design of novel drugs acting through this receptor for treatment of various physiological problems.

  • The slope is expected to be equal to one if the protein sequences are under no selective constraints, and to decrease with the strength of the selection acting at the protein level.

  • The coming of the rain has only added weight to the sinking realization that I'm about as free as Pavlov's best friend, acting as it does as cold evidence of geographical determinism--the idea that the landscape shapes the human culture that thrives within it.

  • Interestingly, the positions exhibiting the strongest correlation overlap substantially with the RSS nucleotides that contact the recombinase (Figure 2and [ 53]), offering support for the hypothesis that positions acting cooperatively to influence binding by the recombinase coevolve.

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