German translation of 'act on'
intransitive verb + prepositional objectSee also act
1. (= affect) wirken auf +acc
2. (= take action on)
[warning, report, evidence] handeln auf +acc ... hin
[suggestion, advice] folgen +dat
[orders] handeln aufgrund von
acting on an impulse einer plötzlichen Eingebung folgend
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Example Sentences Including 'act on'
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Q. But if he would not decide about something very important, or would not act on his decision?TESTIMONIES
Your role if I understand it at all is to make people act on their emotions.BETTER THAN THIS (2002)
You've also shown a regrettable tendency to act on your own initiative.TOY SHOP
Translation of act on from the Collins English to German
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