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Princeton's WordNet

  1. act up, carry on(verb)

    misbehave badly; act in a silly or improper way

    "The children acted up when they were not bored"

    Synonyms:
    deal, preserve, bear on, carry on, continue, conduct, proceed, go on, uphold

  2. act up(verb)

    make itself felt as a recurring pain

    "My arthritis is acting up again"

    Synonyms:
    carry on

Wiktionary

  1. act up(verb)

    To misbehave; to cause trouble.

    Synonyms:
    carry on

How to pronounce act up?

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#1274deal
#2645conduct
#5628proceed
#6750preserve
#22440uphold

How to use act up in a sentence?

  1. Dimitri Reeves:

    We have to start with ourselves, we can't just go and act up. Peaceful protest is the answer. Who can really fight against dancing and singing?

  2. Terri Wilder:

    Because of my HIV background and my knowledge of social activist groups like Act Up, I just quickly realized we have to work together and I have to take advantage of every opportunity available to me.


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