act out

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To express one's feelings through disruptive actions.
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I know you're angry, but you can't act out and break dishes like that.

Submitted by acronimous on October 02, 2012

Additional definitions for 'act out':

act outTo go through the process of a scene from a play, a charade or a pointless exercise.
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