Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Act"

The meaning of "Act" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does act out (example sentences please) mean?
A: Act out means to be annoying, attentionseeking, or, rude to someone in front of others
Q: What does I can't get my act together. mean?
A: to not be able to act as needed, to not be able to compose oneself

you need to get your act together, this is an emergency.
Q: What does act hard (stop actin hard on Twitter ) mean?
A: 假装自己最强
Q: What does act within mean?
A: @Emirudesu: Act within means that you should act on how you really feel. So an example would be if you loved somebody, you should act on your love and tell them. I hope that helps :)
Q: What does get its act in gear mean?
A: In general, you can use the phrase "get it's/your act in gear" when referring to a person or a thing. It means to get things right or to start doing things correctly. In your example sentence, the phrase refers to the brain, meaning your brain realizes it needs to start working as correctly as it usually does at the moment it is under the pressure of judgement.

Example sentences using "Act"

Q: Please show me example sentences with Get your act together.
A: The phrase, "get your act together" generally refers to someone needing to behave better or organize themselves better. For example:
"Alex, the teacher is not happy with how you are doing in school. You need to get your act together or you will be in trouble."
"If you don't get your act together, I will leave you."
"Jane had too many drinks last night; she needs to get her act together before she can go to work."
"He really got his act together after he graduated university."
Q: Please show me example sentences with to get in on the act.
A: "I would love to get in on this act."
"Is there any way I could get in on the act?"
"Oh, you are planning a party? May I get in on the act?"

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Q: Please show me example sentences with act of.
A: @Ri-na I think the most common phrases are...

Act of kindness
Act of aggression
Act of stupidity
Act of faith... demonstrating your belief in something
Act of God... a natural event that can't be foreseen or explained
Q: Please show me example sentences with 'acted upon'.
A: Yeah! ☺️ act on something you have heard or seen, ect
Q: Please show me example sentences with get its act in gear.
A: "He really needs to get his act in gear if he wants to graduate this year."
"I wish you'd realize how serious a situation you're in and get your act in gear already!"
"If you don't get your act in gear and start doing your chores like I asked you to over a million times already, then I'll ground you for a month!"
Dialogue:
A: "Wow you look fantastic! How did you lose all that weight so quickly?"
B: "Well, I really got my act in gear and cut out all the junk food, and now I exercise daily and have a healthy diet."

Synonyms of "Act" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between act and behave ?
A: Behave and act practically have the same meaning. (The Oxford Dictionary's defintion of act even contains behave) I would say the difference is that act has more than one definition and can be used as a noun. Behave is commonly used when talking about children. A mother may tell their child to "Behave yourself" but they also could say "Don't act up". The other definition of act is acting as a character in a play or tv show, so for example, "The man acted as the King of England". I hope this clears things up.
Q: What is the difference between act on first impulse and act on the first impulse ?
A: 'I always act on impulse'
Q: What is the difference between act and behave ?
A: Often they mean the same thing.

He was acting suspiciously.
He was behaving suspiciously.

Sometimes they have different meanings and the correct one must be used.

Tell your children to behave! (behave means to be good)

The doctor acted quickly to help the injured. (act means to do something)

He has acted on stage but never in a movie. (act means to perform)
Q: What is the difference between act and act out ?
A: To "act" just means to do something. You could be acting proper, acting strangely, acting cruel, or acting out.
To "act out" means to behave badly, to be naughty.
Q: What is the difference between act(noun) and activity ?
A: An act is a way of being. Can be used in a negative way:
"He's not really that nice, it's just an act."

Activity is something you do, or a hobby.
"What kind of activities are there at the resort? Is there golf or swimming?"

Translations of "Act"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? the act of finishing work before get off work 퇴근전에 일을 마감하는것
A: We usually just saying something like, "I'm just finishing up my work before leaving"
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? Don’t act like you didn’t
A: that is the correct way of writing that, an example would be:

Don't act like you didn't do your homework last night.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? this act
A: Looks like he's bouncing his leg
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? the act to pay money for a prepaid card (electronic money card) to get it available again
A: I think that would be a debit card. And it would be "refilling" the debit card.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? 화풀이하다 ( I talk badly or act rude to A even though I get mad because of B) - vent??
A: No, I would use "to take it out on someone" as in "I took it out on him even though he did nothing wrong."

To vent means to complain to someone about someone else to get something off your chest, you don't need to be treating them badly.

Other questions about "Act"

Q: What do you think of cute act? does this sound natural?
A: "Cute act" is missing a preposition (this cute act, that cute act, her cute act, etc.)

Also, be careful to be clear when using "... act" since that can either mean "an act that is honestly ..." or a "dishonest person acting like they are ..."
Q: She always acts as if she eats less does this sound natural?
A: Without context, this sentence might sound a bit weird. She acts as if she eats less...less than what?

Better phrasing would be, "She always acts like she eats less than she really does." You can replace the "like" with "as if" if you want.
Q: The act president Obama did was right for his policy. Of course, The right thing for Obama doesn't completely much the right thing for U.S., but he is the president of U.S. does this sound natural?
A: What president Obama did was right for his policy. Of course, the right thing for Obama doesn't completely match the right thing for the U.S., but he is the president of U.S.
Q: I can act actively does this sound natural?
A: a better sentence would be:
"I am very active."
Q: What do you call this act?( hitting something with the tip of your finger , specially middle one)?
A: Using your pictures:

"I flicked the marble away from me."

"I thumped the gorilla on the forehead."

"Flick" can also mean "a sudden movement" among other things.

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