English to Danish Meaning :: act

Act :
handling
handling, aktspille, opføre - handlinghandlinghandlethandlerhandlinger
 
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Noun(1) Something that people do or cause to happen(2) A subdivision of a play or opera or ballet(3) A short performance that is part of a longer program(4) A manifestation of insincerity(5) A short theatrical performance that is part of a longer program(6) Something done(7) Legislative document(8) Part of a performance(9) Pretended behavior
Verb(1) Behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself(2) Play a role or part(3) Discharge one's duties(4) Pretend to have certain qualities or state of mind(5) Be suitable for theatrical performance(6) Have an effect or outcome; often the one desired or expected(7) Be engaged in an activity, often for no particular purpose other than pleasure(8) Behave unnaturally or affectedly(9) Perform on a stage or theater(10) Perform an action(11) Or work out or perform (an action)(12) Behave in a certain manner(13) Show a certain behavior(14) Conduct or comport oneself(15) Have an effect or outcome(16) Often the one desired or expected

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(1) To act in a play(2) The comic had risen through the standup ranks, working hard at developing an act after his initial performances drew derision.(3) But no matter how mature her friend seemed, she could not help wondering if he was just putting on an act in order to stop her from leaving.(4) Her one-woman poetry act(5) Those interjections were very reasonable, and the Minister was simply putting on an act to try to get some sympathy.(6) As long as we can look and act the proper role for a typical person wherever we are in the city, we'll be fine.(7) Lawrence, like Richard Pryor before him, uses his stand-up act as a forum to tell his side of the story.(8) An act of heroism(9) Kazza stared at me blankly in reply, knowing I was putting on an act .(10) Recent studies have suggested that a number of drugs may act specifically to increase healing rates.(11) Over our meal we were entertained by a cabaret act performed by the bird keepers and some of the inhabitants.(12) That is why the act of dissent and of intelligently questioning a war is one of the most patriotic things that a civilian can do.(13) As a student at the School of American Ballet, she appeared for several years in the second act of the New York City Ballet's production of George Balanchine's Nutcracker.(14) It is hoped, for the sake of millions of poor Filipinos, that he is not just putting on an act , good movie actor that he was.(15) The Cardinal did not always act the role of a Christ figure in this drama, but the rest of the analogy holds.(16) He did his Sir Galahad act
Related Words
(1) act out ::
handle ud
(2) act as ::
fungere som
(3) act up ::
handle op
(4) act on ::
handle på
(5) caught in the act ::
taget på fersk gerning
(6) act upon ::
reagere på
(7) in the act ::
i den handling
(8) act for ::
handle for
(9) act in concert with ::
virker sammen med
(10) speech act ::
talehandling
Synonyms
Noun
1. deed ::
gerning
2. law ::
lov
3. division ::
division
4. performance ::
ydeevne
5. pretense ::
forstillelse
6. turn ::
tur
7. enactment ::
enactment
Verb
8. take action ::
handle
9. follow ::
følge efter
10. represent ::
repræsentere
11. behave ::
opføre sig
12. operate ::
operere
13. affect ::
påvirke
14. perform ::
udføre
15. pretend ::
lade som om
16. move ::
bevæge sig
17. play ::
Spille
18. dissemble ::
forstille
19. work ::
arbejde
20. do ::
gøre
Antonyms
1. Refrain
  
2. Cessation
  
3. Idleness
  
4. Inactivity
  
5. Inertia
  
6. Quiet
  
7. Repose
  
8. Rest
  
9. Stoppage
  
10. Suspension
  
11. Abstain
  
12. Cease
  
13. Discontinue
  
14. Give up
  
15. Halt
  
16. Hesitate
  
Different Forms
act, acted, acts
Word Example from TV Shows

The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.

No act done in service
of the Lord of Light can ever be a sin.

No ACT done in service of the Lord of Light can ever be a sin.

Game of Thrones Season 3, Episode 5


We need to act first
and kill this union in its crib.

We need to ACT first and kill this union in its crib.

Game of Thrones Season 3, Episode 5


<i>Did you refuse to apologize and act like
they were stupid for being mad?</i>

Did you refuse to apologize and ACT like they were stupid for being mad?

The Big Bang Theory Season 9, Episode 13


Don\'t worry.
I can act surprised.

Don't worry. I can ACT surprised.

The Big Bang Theory Season 6, Episode 4


you\'re going nowhere. Understand?
The tough guy act is unnecessary.

you're going nowhere. Understand? The tough guy ACT is unnecessary.

Breaking Bad Season 2, Episode 8


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