ACT 2 expressions; an act, catch in the act, get in on the act

Meaning of: an act, catch in the act, get in on the act

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The English verb ACT is used in many situations with a number of meanings.

Here are a few examples with ACT as a noun in the English language:

an act

1 insincere behaviour used for effect.

  • – She said that she liked it but you could see it was just an act
  • – The footballer fell to the floor, but he was putting on an act to get a penalty

2 a short event or performance in theatre or circus

  • – The first Act is set in the forest outside the woodcutter’s hut
  • – The next act will be the Great Maximilio the tightrope walker

catch in the act

– find someone doing something (wrong)

  • – John was caught in the act, his boss saw him put the money in his pocket

get in on the act

– get a share of an activity usually for advantage

  • – When they saw the success of their classmates’ blog they decided to get in on the act by contributing articles

There are also lessons with idioms using LOVE  as well as many other lessons and exercises with phrasal verbs and English Idioms  One example is Cry which is used in a number  of well-known  English expressions such as crybaby, cry wolf and a far cry    There are more lessons with other verbs in the Phrasal Verb Index   it includes run and  think. If you want, you can  practise by doing these exercises

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