see act on.
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A spokesman for Lewisham council said last year that it would be forced to act if the family returned to Britain.Britain May Spy on Preschoolers Searching for Potential Jihadis|Nico Hines|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Every once in a while, they act swiftly and acknowledge the problem.
Completed in 1953 and composed with standard line breaks and punctuation, the book was completely ignored upon submission.
That act forever sealed his feeling for the Chief, bound it up with the war, with violence, with the gun.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The Samaritan guidelines are written around the assumption that suicide is a purely irrational act, an act spurred by illness.Cover-Ups and Concern Trolls: Actually, It's About Ethics in Suicide Journalism|Arthur Chu|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
It is thinner than that of chronic bronchitis, and upon standing separates into three layers of pus, mucus, and frothy serum.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
Other things being equal, the volume of voice used measures the value that the mind puts upon the thought.Expressive Voice Culture|Jessie Eldridge Southwick
He was too drowsy to hold the thought more than a moment in his mind, much less to reflect upon it.The Wave|Algernon Blackwood
In the year of misery, of agony and suffering in general he had endured, he had settled upon one theory.The Homesteader|Oscar Micheaux
He turned his eyes upon her; but no sympathy was in their beams; no belief in the semblance of her tears.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter