Phrasal verbs - Meaning of act on

Phrasal verbs

Phrasal verbs | Meaning of act on

Here is the meaning of act on with examples:

act on


1. To act decisively on the ground of information received or deduced.
2. To take action against something.
3. To affect something.


1. The CIA agent decided to act on the information collected during his trip to the war zone.
2. Officials have to act on climate change.
3. Drugs act on different parts of our body.

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