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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Muharram demands from us that we unite at play part for the Muslim nations.
Kouyoumjian's speech came during his participation in a dialogue session organized by "Basma" Association marking the International Day of Families "Associations play part of the state's role, and in some cases play the state's entire role," the Minister said, hailing the work and productivity of "Basma" in the service of troubled and needy families.
BADIN -- Effective role of notable and responsive citizens, elected representatives and political leaders could play part for elimination of the curse of narcotics from the society.
Adding he said each and every one should play part to combat the disease and create awareness among the people so that the danger of disease could be tackled and reduced.
They said each and every one of the society should play part to create awareness to prevent and eliminate measles from the society.
They said every individual should play part to spread awareness to prevent and eliminate measles from the society.
Weather conditions could play part in the final with the recent rains pounding the city making the playing surface muddy and wet.
Allottees were unable to introduce any small industry and play part to boost up economy.
The minister also urged all stakeholders in government and non-governmental sectors to join government's hand to protect the environment further destruction and play part to rehabilitate the environment.
Education and social development are two factors that allowed women to engage in all fields of business and to play part in the development of their communities, she said.
Balfour Beatty Workplace is to play part in the Balfour Beatty 2020 sustainability vision by reducing the equivalent Green House Gas (GHG) emissions of 27 cars in the first year.
Bilbao (a) 0-5* Chelsea *Cup match Genk can play part in goalfest RACING GENK and Valencia played out a goalless draw in Belgium on matchday one but tonight's clash at the Mestalla looks like offering much more entertainment.
Other top stars are being hunted to play part of the Skullduggery's supernatural team.
I don't think he will be able to play 90 minutes, but he can play part of the game - he can do that."
He said: "We are rather confident that he can play part of this tournament."