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To act or behave in an inappropriate, improper, incorrect, or unexpected manner
To engage in boisterous behavior, typically designed to attract attention
Behave badly
“Lloyd said a dip in quality of teaching meant some well-behaved primary school pupils began to act up in the first year at their comprehensive.”
To stop operating
“I reckon I covered a mile before my legs started to act up.”
To show off, especially with stunts or tricks
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