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instrumental in (doing) (something)

Particularly influential in causing something to happen. Anna was instrumental in getting both parties to finally agree to a deal. Tom is one of our very best lawyers. He was instrumental in the success of our merger.
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instrumental in doing something

playing an important part in doing something. John was instrumental in getting the contract to build the new building. Our senator was instrumental in defeating the bill.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Rolph Huband, a passionate supporter of Canadian history, was instrumental in bringing the Hudson's Bay Company Archives to Manitoba.
The last piece of this complex issue we need to understand is this: when you ask non-military legion members what, besides being part of the legion voice, motivates them to join, they cite important instrumental needs which mean more to their local community than to the military community at large.
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