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hirashin

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Dear native English speakers,
Which verb would be appropriate for the blank, acted, played or performed?
The actress ______________ the role of Snow Queen in the movie.

Thanks in advance.

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mdchachi

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I think "played" and "performed" are perfectly fine.
"acted the role" sounds odd to me but if you Google it, it seems to be in widespread use.
 

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I think "played" and "performed" are perfectly fine.
"acted the role" sounds odd to me but if you Google it, it seems to be in widespread use.
Hmm. "Acted the role" sounds awkward to me, too.
 

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Thanks, mdchachi and Lacota. I will tell my students to use play or perform.
 
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