act out
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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
1. (to behave badly)
a. comportarse mal
Jimmy's been acting out in class. Is everything ok at home?Jimmy ha estado comportándose mal en la clase. ¿Está todo bien en casa?
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
2. (to represent)
a. representar
Suddenly, the two children began to act out a scene from a movie.De repente, los dos niños echaron a representar una escena de una película.
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act out
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. (fantasy)
a. realizar
2. (scene)
a. representar
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act out
transitive verb
representar
to act out a macabre drama representar (hasta el final) un drama macabro; she is given to acting out her fantasies tiene tendencia a hacer vivir sus fantasías en la realidad
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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