act accordingly


: to follow instructions or rules
Please learn the new rules and act accordingly.

Examples of act accordingly in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Take a dominant position, ask questions and act accordingly. Eugenia Last, The Mercury News, 14 Feb. 2024 South Africa should have the humility to recognize this and act accordingly. Ivor Ichikowitz, Fortune, 26 Jan. 2024 Both sides have enlisted hundreds to thousands of petitioners to pressure the county to act accordingly. Danny Nguyen, Washington Post, 14 Dec. 2023 Tumi luggage is built to last, but their Labor Day Weekend deals won’t, so act accordingly. Kristy Alpert, Travel + Leisure, 3 Sep. 2023 Every action, word, and movement has an impact - leaders must understand this and act accordingly. Quora, Forbes, 13 Aug. 2023 And even if some companies behave responsibly, that doesn’t mean all of the players in this space will act accordingly. WIRED, 1 Aug. 2023 Oh, and Augustinus Bader, Dr. Dennis Gross, and Osea are basically never marked down, so act accordingly. Talia Abbas, Glamour, 17 July 2023 So, bedtime can feel like a hostile takeover—until parents recognize what’s going on, and act accordingly. Melissa Willets, Parents, 14 June 2023

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“Act accordingly.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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