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1‘I have my duties to perform’
carry out, do, execute, discharge, bring about, bring off, accomplish, achieve, fulfil, complete, conduct, effect, dispatch, work, implement
informal pull off
archaic acquit oneself of
2‘the car performs well at low speeds’
function, work, operate, run, go, respond, behave, act, acquit itself, acquit oneself
3‘the play has already been performed in Britain’
stage, put on, present, mount, enact, act, represent, do, produce
4‘the band will be performing live in Hyde Park’
appear, play, be on stage
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