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act uponTo take action on the basis of information received or deduced.Rate it:

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act upTo misbehave; to cause trouble.Rate it:

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act as tourch bearerWhen someone play significant role in others lifeRate it:

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act outTo express one's feelings through disruptive actions.Rate it:

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

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act inActing in or as something. committing into some work.Rate it:

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act like a bull in a china shopTo act rudely or clumsily in a delicate situation.Rate it:

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act of CongressAuthorization that is extremely difficult to get, especially in a timely fashion.Rate it:

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act onTo act decisively on the basis of information received or deduced.Rate it:

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act one's ageTo be mature and not childish.Rate it:

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act upgive troubleRate it:

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act up toTo equal in action; to fulfill in practice.Rate it:

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balancing actA performance that involves balancing things precariously and suspensefully.Rate it:

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balancing actAn effort to manage many conflicting or competing items or interests.Rate it:

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caught in the actTo be found doing something that you weren't supposed to be doing, while you're doing it.Rate it:

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clean up one's actTo reform; to improve one's habits.Rate it:

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Dutch actSuicide.Rate it:

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get in on the actto become involved in something.Rate it:

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get one's act togetherTo become serious, organized, worthwhile, etc.Rate it:

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have one's act togetherTo be serious, organized, worthwhile, etc.Rate it:

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in the actIn the process of doing something; used to emphasize the eye-witness evidence.Rate it:

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read somebody the riot actTo scold or berate somebody; to reprimand.Rate it:

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read someone the riot actTo scold or berate somebody; to reprimand.Rate it:

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Read the Riot ActScold in a severe manner, or to give a warning to someoneRate it:

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dwell uponAlternative form of dwell onRate it:

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bring uponTo cause to befall.Rate it:

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hit uponTo address.Rate it:

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prevail uponTo convince; to persuade.Rate it:

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reflect uponTo reflect on.Rate it:

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stumble uponTo discover or find something by accident.Rate it:

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fall uponTo fall on; to experience; to suffer.Rate it:

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come uponTo befall; to affect; to happen to.Rate it:

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hit uponTo think of; to invent; to realize.Rate it:

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reckon uponTo plan upon; to expect.Rate it:

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stumble uponTo meet somebody by chance.Rate it:

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take uponTo take charge of an item of business, or an obligation, as a personal initiative.Rate it:

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look down uponAlternative form of look down onRate it:

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base uponTo base on.Rate it:

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bear in uponInduce somebody to realize something, to impress a realization upon a person, usually in a gradual way.Rate it:

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bear uponTo influence, have an effect upon.Rate it:

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bear uponTo be relevant to.Rate it:

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blow uponTo defame, discredit; make someone the subject of a scandal.Rate it:

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blow uponTo inform against.Rate it:

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build uponTo form by combining materials or parts on top of a surface or foundation.Rate it:

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build uponTo expand upon; to develop further.Rate it:

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butterfly upon a wheelAn innocent person crushed by life's adversities.Rate it:

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call uponAlternative form of call on.Rate it:

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chance uponto find by chanceRate it:

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come uponto discover or find, especially by chance or accident.Rate it:

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come upon the townBecome a prostitute; turn to prostitution.Rate it:

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