Potter, S. (1965), "English phrasal verbs", 8, 285-289

The governor has not yet acted on the bill. Phrasal Verbs: act out To perform in or as if in a play; represent dramatically: act out a story. To realize in action: wanted to act out his theory. To engage in socially inappropriate or impulsive behavior as a manifestation of psychological or emotional pain or turmoil.

Woolard, George (1992),

Hiltunen, Risto (1999), "Verbal phrases and phrasal verbs in Early Modern English", in , ed. by L.J. Brinton & M. Akimoto, Amsterdam, Benjamins, pp. 133-165

Phrasal Verbs - Custom Writing Service

Cowie, A. (1993), "Getting to grips with phrasal verbs",  36, October 1993, 38-41

Vestergaard, T. (1977), "Prepositional phrases and prepositional verbs, A study in grammatical function", , series minor 161, The Hague, Mouton de Gruyter