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A Tough Act To Follow »
(that performance was so good that the next one will seem weak...)


Act As Someone »
(take on a certain role or responsibility...)


Act High And Mighty »
(act like one is better or more important than others...)


Act One's Age »
(don't act childish...)


Act Something Out »
(do a performance to show what it was like...)


An Act Of Faith »
(one does it because one believes in God or has confidence in another person...)


An Act Of God »
(an accident caused by nature, such as bad weather; not because of what people did...)


Caught In The Act »
(caught while doing the wrong thing...)


Get Into The Act »
(join in on what the others are doing...)


Get One's Act Together »
(one is beginning to do very well; one's performance is improving...)


In The Act »
(doing that thing at that time...)


A Friend In Need Is A Friend Indeed »
(people who need things are often polite and act like friends; people who need help from us will act friendly towards us...)


Capable Of Doing Something »
(able to do it; strong enough; willing to do a hurtful act...)


Follow One's Nose »
(act according to one's intuition...)


Follow Suit »
(act the same way as the other...)


Get Cold Feet »
(become nervous and afraid to act...)


Go Haywire »
(act crazy; act in a chaotic way...)


Ham It Up »
(act funny; be silly; tell jokes; put on a show...)


On One's Toes »
(ready to act; prepared...)


Order Someone About »
(tell that person to do things; act like a person's boss...)


Order Someone Around »
(tell that person where to go and what to do; act like a person's boss...)


Save Something For A Rainy Day »
(don't act on it now; it will be useful in the future...)


Take Leave Of One's Senses »
(not act rationally; not act like oneself; lose control...)


When Push Comes To Shove »
(When people begin to act more selfish and aggressive...)


When The Cat's Away, The Mice Will Play »
(when the person of authority is away, the others act less responsibly...)


Wreak Havoc With Something »
(Act in a way that destroys things or makes things difficult...)




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