Examples of react in a Sentence
When I told her what happened, she reacted with anger.
I didn't expect him to react that way.
The firefighters reacted quickly when they heard the alarm.
He reacted badly to the drug.
Recent Examples of react from the Web
Mandzukic alertly reacted to the unexpected ball in the penalty area, splitting defenders Stones and Harry Maguire, who both had taken four short steps up.
Those who read about where the parties in Congress stood on the TPP reacted similarly, although the differences were more modest.
Peterson reacts, more than anything, like a man who is afraid of being found out.
Meanwhile, individual employees and managers are reacting—often in ways that are likely to cause other kinds of damage.
The free electron can react with protons (which make up the atomic nucleus along with neutrons) in water to form hydrogen.
The regime is reacting to a worldwide drop in fertility rates.
The Obama administration reacted by significantly expanding family detention, expediting the deportation of families apprehended crossing the border.
Michelle Beadle reacted to the news on Friday’s episode of Get Up!, and questioned why any franchise would believe Leonard could deliver as a leader of a franchise given what’s happened in San Antonio.
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REACT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of react for English Language Learners
: to behave or change in a particular way when something happens, is said, etc.
of a chemical substance : to change after coming into contact with another substance
medical : to be affected by a drug, food, etc., in usually a bad way
REACT Defined for Kids
Definition of react for Students
- Firefighters reacted quickly to the situation.
- Workers reacted against unfair treatment.
- Acids react with bases to form salt.
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