play a/your part
play (one's) part
To do what one should and is expected to do within a group in order to achieve a particular result; to perform one's role. Thank you for your praise, but every member of the team played their part in making this project a reality. Each and every one of you has to play your part if we're going to win this match today.
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play a/your ˈpart (in something)be involved in something; be a reason for something happening: You too can play a part in helping your community. ♢ Arguments within the party played a part in the downfall of the government.
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