act as
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act as(
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A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (to fill the role of)
a. hacer de
Dwight will act as office manager while I'm gone.Dwight hará de director de la oficina mientras yo estoy fuera.
2. (to serve the function of)
a. servir de
This territory acts as a neutral zone between the two opposing armies.Este terreno sirve de zona neutra entre los dos ejércitos enemigos.
An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
3. (to behave like)
a. actuar como
Eduardo acted as if he didn't even know me.Eduardo actuaba como si ni siquiera me conociera.
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