do one's bit


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do (one's) bit

To contribute work to that of others in a group. If you don't do your bit with the slides, our presentation will never be finished on time.
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do one's bit

Also, do one's part. Make an individual contribution to an overall effort. For example, You can always rely on Anne to do her bit, or I'm anxious to do my part as a board member. [Early 1900s]
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