part to play

part to play

An action that is required to accomplish something. When it comes to cybersecurity, we all have a part to play in keeping our computers and networks secure.
See also: part, play
References in classic literature ?
When this was done she had a less active part to play.
During the five minutes D'Artagnan was recovering his breath, he reflected that he had a very difficult part to play.
It gave me pain and it was an ungracious part to play, but I have said nothing either to the one or to the other.
Zobeida remained for some time in the middle of the room, till at last Sadie went up to her and begged her to sit down, as she also had her part to play.
Again, erect upon their hind legs they pulled and tugged like human wrestlers; but always the giant fangs found their bloody part to play until both combatants and the ground about them were red with gore.
Hence, as the intelligent reader can foresee, this groom has a part to play in the imbroglio.
I am hardly nineteen; I know nothing; I have no part to play.
With the old, be had another part to play, which, when needful, he could sustain with great decorum.
We shall go in to the prince anon; but in truth he hath much upon his hands, for what with Pedro, and the King of Majorca, and the King of Navarre, who is no two days of the same mind, and the Gascon barons who are all chaffering for terms like so many hucksters, he hath an uneasy part to play.
A drama in which friend Arthur piques himself on having a pretty part to play," said Mr.
The bottom line is we simply weren't good enough last season when it came to the crunch but with a bit of judicious recruitment having taken place, I reckon we can be a force in the next campaign Another man with a big part to play in that is Kyle Amor who signed a new three-year deal.
RAFA Benitez has told Sylvain Marveaux and Gabriel Obertan they could both have a part to play in Newcastle United's Premier League survival bid.
The area planning process is the means to determine the shape of the schools network and special schools have an important part to play in that process.
WEST Brom's caretaker boss Keith Downing insists out-of-sorts striker Nicolas Anelka has a big part to play in their Christmas fixtures despite his indifferent start to life at The Hawthorns.
Zoltan still has a big part to play as have all the squad members.