English to Portuguese Meaning :: act

Act :
Aja
ato, ação, lei, fato, decreto, teseagir, atuar, representar, desempenhar um papel - AjaAjaagiuatuaçãoatos
 
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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 ::
agir fora
(2) act as ::
agir como
(3) act up ::
agir-se
(4) act on ::
agir sobre
(5) caught in the act ::
pego em flagrante
(6) act upon ::
agir de acordo com
(7) in the act ::
no ato
(8) act for ::
ato para
(9) act in concert with ::
agir em conjunto com
(10) speech act ::
ato de fala
Synonyms
Noun
1. deed ::
ato
2. law ::
lei
3. division ::
divisão
4. performance ::
desempenho
5. pretense ::
pretensão
6. turn ::
virar
7. enactment ::
decreto
Verb
8. take action ::
tome uma atitude
9. follow ::
Segue
10. represent ::
representar
11. behave ::
comporte-se
12. operate ::
operar
13. affect ::
afetar
14. perform ::
realizar
15. pretend ::
faz de conta
16. move ::
mover
17. play ::
Toque
18. dissemble ::
dissimular
19. work ::
trabalhos
20. do ::
Faz
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.

Striking your king is an act of treason.

Striking your king is an ACT of treason.

Game of Thrones Season 3, Episode 9


Electrons move through graphene,
act as if they have no mass.

Electrons move through graphene, ACT as if they have no mass.

The Big Bang Theory Season 3, Episode 14


But now I get to act like inflamed heart
is only \

But now I get to ACT like inflamed heart is only "a mild side effect."

The Big Bang Theory Season 8, Episode 21


Oh, look what my mom
made us for the act.

Oh, look what my mom made us for the ACT.

The Big Bang Theory Season 5, Episode 12


I didn\'t wanna act like it,
but I was terrified.

I didn't wanna ACT like it, but I was terrified.

Breaking Bad Season 3, Episode 8


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