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    #1

    Smile I will act/substitute for you.

    Now that you are ill, I will act/substitute for you.



    Are act and substitute interchangeable in the above and mean about the same? Thanks.


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    Re: I will act/substitute for you.

    In one case you will be carrying out actions [financial/work] on behalf of the person; in the other you will replace the person.

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    Re: I will act/substitute for you.

    Thanks, Anglika.

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