have a part in (something)

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have a part in (something)

To be involved in some capacity with establishing, maintaining, or running something. Look, we all have a part in making sure this campaign is successful, so we each have to do our best.
See also: have, part
References in classic literature ?
He pretended to be much more passionate than he really was, and he succeeded in playing a part which looked very well in his own eyes.