wear two hats

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wear two hats

To hold or function in more than one position or role. I'm able to work from home, so I'm able to wear two hats: stay-at-home dad and website developer. Ever since our editorial assistant left the company, I've been having to wear two hats.
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In essence, our Reserve instructors wear two hats between the two units, and they do an incredible job.
SENIOR advocate Harish Salve, appearing on behalf of the petitioner, said: " You ( BCCI) cannot wear two hats side by side.
In defiance of the court order, Zardari continued to wear two hats of a head of state and Chairman of PPP.
As advisors, we all wear two hats as a prospector and an advisor.
You do have to wear two hats of franchisor and franchisee," Collins says.
These are always complicated days because I wear two hats - one as a bidder and one as a representative of the sport globally.
He is one of the very few individuals who wear two hats perfectly.
COVENTRY Blaze coach Paul Thompson will continue to wear two hats once he flies out to the Ukraine with his Great Britain team.
An emotional Hobbs said: "You have got to wear two hats in this game as these things happen unfortunately.
MORE worrying, though, than Roy's attempt to wear two hats simultaneously, is his dictatorial arrogance in the aftermath of the story breaking.
For the time being, Eisenberg, 53, will Eisenb wear two hats both as head of the hockey team and president of the newly renamed Eisenberg, Vital & Ryze.
Moving forward to Freeman's first meeting with the Board of Water and Power Commissioners, I am now convinced the old warhorse for public power and alternative energy plans to wear two hats at DWP - one short-term (for the six months as general manager) and a second, longer-term crown as the continuing deputy mayor for energy/environmental matters.
LEAGUE chairman Bill Bennett will wear two hats tonight as he oversees the arrangements for the Armbrister Memorial Trophy final at Boldon.
When it comes to the standards of ethics, I wear two hats.
It didn't take Quinn long to find out what the rest of us already guessed - you can try all you like to wear two hats, but getting both to fit is nigh on impossible.