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act

[ækt] брит. / амер.

  1. сущ.

    1. дело, поступок, деяние

    2. действие, деяние

    3. закон, постановление

    4. (Acts) библ. Деяния апостолов (книга Нового Завета)

    5. акт, действие (в опере, драме); номер (в программе эстрадного концерта, циркового представления и т. п.); исполнитель (номера)

    6. неодобр. сцена, спектакль, действие напоказ

    7. диссертация (в университетах)

    8. (the act) половой акт

  2. гл.

    1. действовать, поступать; вести себя

    2. действовать, работать (быть исправным)

    3. влиять, действовать

    4. (act as) работать, служить в качестве (кого-л.)

    5. прикидываться, притворяться

    6. театр. играть; исполнять роль

    7. (act for) представлять, действовать от лица (кого-л.)

    8. (act (up)on) действовать согласно (чему-л.)

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act

[ækt]

  1. n

    1. поступок; действие

    2. закон; постановление

    3. театр. акт, действие

  2. v

    1. действовать, поступать

    2. воздействовать

    3. играть, исполнять

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If my career’s going south, I want to be there for the fifth act.
Раз моя карьера все равно полетела под откос, я хочу дождаться пятого акта.
Hunter, Stephen / The 47th samuraiХантер, Стивен / 47-й самурай
47-й самурай
Хантер, Стивен
© С.Саксин, перевод на русский язык, 2009
© Издание на русском языке ООО "Издательство "Эксмо", 2009
© 2007 by Stephen Hunter
The 47th samurai
Hunter, Stephen
© 2007 by Stephen Hunter
“You could get someone to dress up as a pig and then he could act—you know, pretend to knock me over and all that.”
Надо кого-то нарядить свиньей и пусть изображает… ну, притворяется, что бросается на меня, и всякое такое…
Golding, William / Lord of the fliesГолдинг, Уильям / Повелитель мух
Повелитель мух
Голдинг, Уильям
© Е. Суриц, перевод, 1981
© "Азбука-классика", 2005
Lord of the flies
Golding, William
© 1954 by William Golding
'You are going to perform an act of heroic virtue, and you don't believe in virtue; that's what tortures you and makes you angry, that's why you are so vindictive.'
"Ты идешь совершить подвиг добродетели, а в добродетель-то и не веришь -- вот, чтó тебя злит и мучит, вот отчего ты такой мстительный".
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / The brothers KaramazovДостоевский, Фёдор / Братья Карамазовы
Братья Карамазовы
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1988
The brothers Karamazov
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
I tell you, I will be king in my own domains, and nowhere else; and my first act of dominion shall be to hang the Abbot.”
Говорю вам: я хочу быть королем только в своих собственных владениях и нигде больше! И первым делом моего правления будет повесить аббата.
Scott, Walter / YvanhoeСкотт, Вальтер / Айвенго
Айвенго
Скотт, Вальтер
© Издательство "Художественная литература ", 1962
Yvanhoe
Scott, Walter
The corresponding act was signed today, on November 12, by the commission including representatives of "IDGC Holding", JSC, Rostekhnadzor and the Systems Operator.
Соответствующий акт подписала сегодня, 12 ноября, комиссия, в состав которой вошли представители ОАО «Холдинг МРСК», Ростехнадзора и Системного оператора.
© IDGC of the South
© МРСК Юга
We urge the General Assembly to support the idea of a parliamentary referendum and to request the Secretary-General to act as the focal point in that regard.
Мы призываем Генеральную Ассамблею поддержать идею референдума парламентариев и поручить Генеральному секретарю Организации Объединенных Наций служить в качестве центра по сбору информации о таком референдуме.
© Организация Объединенных Наций, 2010 год
© United Nations 2010
therefore it will often be necessary to accept in exchange what one does not want in order to get what one does want by means of a further act of barter (indirect exchange);
поэтому часто бывает необходимо принять в обмен то, что не требуется, ради обладания тем, что действительно необходимо, посредством последующего акта бартера;
Schumpeter, Joseph A. / History of Economic AnalysisШумпетер, Йозеф А. / История экономического анализа
История экономического анализа
Шумпетер, Йозеф А.
© Перевод с английского под редакцией В.С. Автономова, 2001
© 1954 by Oxford University Press, Inc.
History of Economic Analysis
Schumpeter, Joseph A.
© 1954 by Oxford University Press, Inc.
Now he knew it had all been for show, an act to placate her husband.
Теперь он знал, что все это показное, только способ ублажить мужа.
Liss, David / The Coffee TraderЛисс, Дэвид / Торговец кофе
Торговец кофе
Лисс, Дэвид
© И. Нелюбова, перевод, 2008
© Издательский дом "Азбука-классика", 2008
© 2003 by David Liss
The Coffee Trader
Liss, David
© 2003 by David Liss
Animals who receive this information and act on it are benefited.
Животные, получающие эту информацию и реагирующие на нее соответствующим образом, вознаграждаются.
Dawkins, Richard / The Selfish GeneДокинз, Ричард / Эгоистичный ген
Эгоистичный ген
Докинз, Ричард
The Selfish Gene
Dawkins, Richard
© Richard Dawkins 1989
Sometimes TV would get into the act and there'd be a dozen crew members and sponsors tagging along.
А когда он связался с телевидением, его регулярная свита из режиссеров, операторов и представителей фирмы-спонсора выросла в среднем до десяти человек.
Murakami, Haruki / Dance, dance, danceМураками, Харуки / Дэнс, дэнс, дэнс
Дэнс, дэнс, дэнс
Мураками, Харуки
© Haruki Murakami 1991 "Dansu, dansu, dansu"
© Дмитрий Коваленин, 2001
Dance, dance, dance
Murakami, Haruki
© 1994 by Kodansha International Ltd.
It is understood that in case of a double-sided disc, each of the sides may act both as an upper and a lower side as the case may be.
Ясно, что в случае двустороннего диска каждая из сторон в разных случаях может выступать как в роли верхней, так и нижней стороны.
Fulfilling this court act may have a significant effect on the issuer's financial status.
Исполнение подобного судебного акта может существенно отразиться на финансово-хозяйственной деятельности эмитента.
© IDGC of the South
© МРСК Юга
In addition to being a forum for dispute resolution, the Jury should act as an adviser for the competition Organiser in dealing with various aspects of the competition.
Жюри является не только органом принятия решений, но и советником Организатора по решению различных вопросов, связанных с проведением соревнований.
© 2009 ФЛГР
www.old.flgr.ru 16.05.2011
© Copyright: International Ski Federation FIS, Oberhofen, Switzerland, 2008
www.old.flgr.ru 16.05.2011
It looked as though you did not act in a certain way because you thought in a certain way, but rather that you thought in a certain way because you were made in a certain way.
Итак, не поступки — следствие образа мыслей, а образ мыслей — следствие характера.
Maugham, Somerset / Of Human BondageМоэм, Сомерсет / Бремя страстей человеческих
Бремя страстей человеческих
Моэм, Сомерсет
© "Издательство иностранной литературы", 1959
Of Human Bondage
Maugham, Somerset
© 1915, 1936 by Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc.
On the present occasion, Isaac felt more than usually confident, being aware that Prince John was even then in the very act of negotiating a large loan from the Jews of York, to be secured upon certain jewels and lands.
Кроме того, Исааку было хорошо известно, что принц Джон хлопочет о том, чтобы занять у богатых евреев в Йорке крупную сумму денег под залог драгоценностей и земельных угодий.
Scott, Walter / YvanhoeСкотт, Вальтер / Айвенго
Айвенго
Скотт, Вальтер
© Издательство "Художественная литература ", 1962
Yvanhoe
Scott, Walter

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æktNounдело; поступок; деяниеExamples

barbaric / barbarous act — акт вандализма, варварский поступок
courageous / heroic act — смелый поступок, геройский поступок
criminal / illegal act — преступное деяние, преступление
impulsive / rash act — опрометчивый поступок
act of bravery — подвиг
act of faith — акт доверия
to commit, perform an act — совершить поступок
He committed an act of folly. — Он совершил глупость.

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Collocations

abusive act
злоупотребление
act a part
играть роль
act a part
притворяться
act as
выполнять функции
act as
замещать
act as
работать в качестве
act as a trustee
действовать в качестве доверенного лица
act as an agent
выступать в качестве агента
act as mediator
выполнять функции посредника
act as principal
действовать от своего имени
act book
протокол суда
act by deputy
действовать через заместителя
act call
звонок, созывающий публику в зрительный зал
act call
сигнал актерам о начале представления
act doubly transitively
действовать дважды транзитивно

Word forms

act

noun
SingularPlural
Common caseactacts
Possessive caseact'sacts'

act

verb
Basic forms
Pastacted
Imperativeact
Present Participle (Participle I)acting
Past Participle (Participle II)acted
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I actwe act
you actyou act
he/she/it actsthey act
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am actingwe are acting
you are actingyou are acting
he/she/it is actingthey are acting
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have actedwe have acted
you have actedyou have acted
he/she/it has actedthey have acted
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been actingwe have been acting
you have been actingyou have been acting
he/she/it has been actingthey have been acting
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I actedwe acted
you actedyou acted
he/she/it actedthey acted
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was actingwe were acting
you were actingyou were acting
he/she/it was actingthey were acting
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had actedwe had acted
you had actedyou had acted
he/she/it had actedthey had acted
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been actingwe had been acting
you had been actingyou had been acting
he/she/it had been actingthey had been acting
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will actwe shall/will act
you will actyou will act
he/she/it will actthey will act
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be actingwe shall/will be acting
you will be actingyou will be acting
he/she/it will be actingthey will be acting
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have actedwe shall/will have acted
you will have actedyou will have acted
he/she/it will have actedthey will have acted
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been actingwe shall/will have been acting
you will have been actingyou will have been acting
he/she/it will have been actingthey will have been acting
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would actwe should/would act
you would actyou would act
he/she/it would actthey would act
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be actingwe should/would be acting
you would be actingyou would be acting
he/she/it would be actingthey would be acting
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have actedwe should/would have acted
you would have actedyou would have acted
he/she/it would have actedthey would have acted
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been actingwe should/would have been acting
you would have been actingyou would have been acting
he/she/it would have been actingthey would have been acting
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am actedwe are acted
you are actedyou are acted
he/she/it is actedthey are acted
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being actedwe are being acted
you are being actedyou are being acted
he/she/it is being actedthey are being acted
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been actedwe have been acted
you have been actedyou have been acted
he/she/it has been actedthey have been acted
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was actedwe were acted
you were actedyou were acted
he/she/it was actedthey were acted
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being actedwe were being acted
you were being actedyou were being acted
he/she/it was being actedthey were being acted
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been actedwe had been acted
you had been actedyou had been acted
he/she/it had been actedthey had been acted
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be actedwe shall/will be acted
you will be actedyou will be acted
he/she/it will be actedthey will be acted
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been actedwe shall/will have been acted
you will have been actedyou will have been acted
he/she/it will have been actedthey will have been acted