Phrasal Verb: Act on

Act on

Meaning: To take action because of something like information received

Example: The police were ACTING ON a tip from an informer and caught the gang red-handed.

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Act on

Meaning: Affect

Example: The medicine only ACTS ON infected tissue.

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