English version

have a part to play (in something)

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhave a part to play (in something)have a part to play (in something)to have a particular job or be responsible for something The church used to have a more important part to play in the community. part
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have a part to play (in something)Now, many of the other items are also sound and have a part to play but they could be improved upon.Models can be useful and have a part to play, if built on a sound theoretical basis.But literacy and the written word do have a part to play.Now I think that the woman lawyer has been foregrounded as if the law actually does have a part to play.Look and Say does have a part to play.However, the latter have a part to play from the period of nursery rhymes and finger and other basic-activity games.Might farm schools have a part to play?All of us have a part to play.
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