play (one's) part

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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.
See also: part, play

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.
See also: part, play
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Lari said that every citizen should play one's part to
Every citizen should play one's part to make Karachi a clean and better city.
Lari said that every citizen should play one's part to make Karachi a clean and better city.
He welcomed media criticism, but also sought its good advice and assistance in leading wherever, whenever necessary; while expressing his strong dislike for criticism for the sake of it, urged that instead of this nefarious practice one should rather help play one's part in development and progress of Balochistan Province.