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Dictionary French English: act

Translation 1 - 66 of 66

NOUN   an act | acts
VERB  to act | acted | acted ... 
SYNO   to act | to act as | to play ... 
agir [accomplir une action, se comporter]
to act [do, behave]
passer à l'acteto act
film théâtre jouerto act [actor]
se comporterto act [behave]
film théâtre tenir le rôle de act sb.
film théâtre jouer (le rôle de) qn./ act sb./sth. [part]
acte {m} [action]act
2 Words: Verbs
faire la sourde oreilleto act deaf
agir avec autoritéto act decisively
agir avec désintéressementto act disinterestedly
faire l'imbécile [simuler]to act stupid
être prompt à agirto act swiftly
jouer les durs [loc.] [fam.]to act tough [coll.] [idiom]
2 Words: Nouns
numéro {m} d'équilibrebalancing act
bassesse {f} [acte vil]base act
lâcheté {f} [acte]cowardly act
bassesse {f} [acte vil]despicable act
acte {m} honteuxdisgraceful act
acte {m} de démenceinsane act
méchanceté {f}malicious act
acte {m} honteuxshameful act
3 Words: Verbs
jouer le rôle de catalyseurto act as catalyst
occup. pol. exercer la régenceto act as regent
agir de concertto act in concert
agir sous la contrainteto act under constraint
agir avec discernementto act with discretion
3 Words: Nouns
traîtrise {f}(act of) betrayal
PoSauv. incendie {m} volontaire(act of) incendiarism
mil. pol. agression {f} [par un pays]act of aggression
acte {m} arbitraireact of caprice
relig. acte {m} de contritionact of contrition
supercherie {f}act of deception
acte {m} de tromperieact of deception
défi {m}act of defiance
folie {f}act of folly
désastre {m} naturelact of God
dr. force {f} majeureact of God
indécence {f} [acte]act of indecency
traîtrise {f}act of treachery
scélératesse {f} [acte]act of villainy
violence {f} [acte]act of violence
pol. acte {m} de guerreact of war
4 Words: Others
en flagrant délit {adv}in the (very) act
loc. C'est de la frime.It's all an act.
4 Words: Verbs
faire tampon [fig.]to act as a buffer [fig.]
servir de guideto act as a guide
faire œuvre de pacificateurto act as a peacemaker
servir de testto act as a test
avoir valeur d'avertissementto act as a warning
jouer l'accoucheur pour qc. [fig.]to act as midwife for sth. [fig.]
se faire l'interprète de act as sb.'s spokesperson
se porter garant de act as underwriter for sth.
agir sur ordre de act on sb.'s orders
avoir le geste promptto be quick to act
film théâtre être la tête d'afficheto be the main act
se composer un personnageto put on an act
4 Words: Nouns
acte {m} sexuelact of sexual intercourse
5+ Words: Verbs
servir de cobaye [fig.]to act as a guinea pig [fig.]
servir de bouclier vivant pour act as a human shield for sb.
agir de son propre mouvementto act of one's own accord
agir sans se préoccuper des autresto act without thinking about other people
commettre un parjureto commit an act of betrayal
attendre le bon moment pour agirto wait for the right moment to act
attendre le bon moment pour agirto wait until the time is right to act
Fiction (Literature and Film)
BD F Astérix et la Rentrée gauloiseAsterix and the Class Act
littérat. F Le Fait du prince [Amélie Nothomb]The Prince's Act
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