act suspiciously

This page is about the collocation act suspiciously

collocation pattern: verb + adverb


to behave in a way that makes people suspicious

For example

  • Stop acting so suspiciously! Do you want to get caught?

  • He was seen acting suspiciously outside the bank, so someone called the police.

A related collocation is "act strangely"

Quick Quiz

Who would you expect to act suspiciously?

a. a detective

b. a criminal

c. an actor

Contributor: Matt Errey