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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: To act up to (0.00764 detik)
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Definition: To act up to
, v. i.
1. To exert power; to produce an effect; as, the stomach acts
2. To perform actions; to fulfill functions; to put forth
energy; to move, as opposed to remaining at rest; to carry
into effect a determination of the will.
He hangs between, in doubt to act or rest. --Pope.
3. To behave or conduct, as in morals, private duties, or
public offices; to bear or deport one's self; as, we know
not why he has acted so.
4. To perform on the stage; to represent a character.
To show the world how Garrick did not act. --Cowper.
To act as
or To act for
, to do the work of; to serve as.
To act on
, to regulate one's conduct according to.
To act up to
, to equal in action; to fulfill in practice;
as, he has acted up to his engagement or his advantages.
to act up
, to misbehave