And if Mr. Robert hadn't been actin' so much like a poor prune he'd have quit that line right there.
That's what my boys was brought up to think, 'n they're actin' accordin'.
"You're actin' a leetle nervous your own self, man," said Tom Osby, keenly.
"Oi don't loike th' way he is actin', Frankie," whispered Barney.
And there wa'n't any special reason that I could see for her actin' that way.
You're actin' square by my poor gal, sir, so I'm agoin' to act square by you.
"I don't know as I was actin' right, either, to talk as I did," she continued abruptly.
All the time Myrtle was leanin' against ma, just like a cat, actin', I thought.
The nigher we got, the harder he stared; and the man in front was actin' similar in regards to him.
This is altruism, an' we're but actin' out what you been preachin'.
actin ac·tin (āk'tĭn)
One of the protein components found in muscle, existing as F-actin or G-actin, into which actomyosin can be split and which acts with myosin in muscle contraction.