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act the part

Definition of act the part in English:

Behave in a way appropriate to the particular role or situation that one is in.
Example sentences
  • I can hardly hold it against you for acting the part.
  • She didn't want to play this game anymore, didn't want to act the part.
  • These kids don't just dress the part; they act the part, too.
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