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wear several hats

To hold or function in more than one position or role. I work from home, so I'm able to wear several hats: stay-at-home dad, soccer coach, and website developer. Both our editorial assistant and our copywriter left the company at the same time, so I've been wearing several hats ever since.
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In addition, there is a shortage of local participants interested in the technical aspect of theatre, according to Sharshani an essential point which overburdens theatre directors who are forced to fill in these vacancies, wearing several hats in the same production.
She needs it wearing several hats at the same time.
RALPH FIENNES WILL BE wearing several hats at this year's Hamptons film fest, appearing not only as a star and director, but also as a mentor to younger actors.
It is an echelon 2 command, which has the SSP director wearing several hats.
I've felt uncomfortable sitting on the BHB board wearing several hats," he added.
He has been a member of the American Chemical Society (ACS) for over twenty-five years, and currently serves the National ACS on the Joint Board Council Committee on Publications (appointment to 2006), as well as wearing several hats for the Washington Idaho Border section (WIBS), including National chemistry Week Coordination (1995-present) and Student Affiliate Liaison (1999-preent).