play part

play your part

to do what you can do or should do Local leaders played their part in making the festival a great success.
Usage notes: sometimes used in the form play a part (to be involved): I'm afraid that I also played a part in wrongly accusing her.
See also: part, play
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Education and social development are two factors that allowed women to engage in all fields of business and to play part in the development of their communities, she said.
Bilbao (a) 0-5* Chelsea *Cup match Genk can play part in goalfest RACING GENK and Valencia played out a goalless draw in Belgium on matchday one but tonight's clash at the Mestalla looks like offering much more entertainment.
Prosody is very salient here in that the feeling dimension of each person is expressed within his/her play part.
The local government should play part, in implementing the rate list and providing subsidy to public.
Other top stars are being hunted to play part of the Skullduggery's supernatural team.
I don't think he will be able to play 90 minutes, but he can play part of the game - he can do that.
He said: "We are rather confident that he can play part of this tournament.
He said that national interest must be top priority of the media, adding it has never been witnessed that foreign media had ever crossed the limits and play part against their respective leadership.
Experienced midfielder Chris Lumsden, who is recovering well from a back operation, could play part of the game as he looks to make a first team comeback before the end of the Christmas period.
Dick said Ronald would only play part of the game and was coming off anyway.
I'll maybe play part of the Under-21 game but I'll need to see what the physios say.
Now I think a week on Saturday is a realistic target and I may even be able to play part of Friday's match here.
He will play part of the game for our U21 side on Monday the for half a game against Sparta on Tuesday then we might know a little bit more.
The Celtic keeper missed the birth of his daughter Brooke last month as he expected to play part of the 5-0 defeat against France in Paris.
The Celtic keeper missed the birth of his daughter Brooke last month because he expected to play part of the 5-0 defeat against France in Paris.