Play+a+part

  • 1 play a part — 1. (with in) to be instrumental in, help in doing something 2. To act a theatrical role • • • Main Entry: ↑play * * * have/play/a part (in something) phrase to be involved in a particular situation or activity an …

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  • 2 play your part — play (your) part to do what you can do or should do. Local leaders played their part in making the festival a great success. Usage notes: sometimes used in the form play a part to be involved: I m afraid that I also played a part in wrongly… …

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  • 3 play a part — index involve (participate), mock (imitate), pose (impersonate) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 4 play a part in — index participate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 5 play the part — index assume (simulate) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 6 Play a Part EP — Infobox album Name = Play a Part EP Type = EP Artist = Expatriate Background = Blue Released = February 10 2007 Recorded = 2006, Seattle Genre = Indie rock Length = 14 min 56 s Label = Dew Process Producer = John Goodmanson Reviews = Last album …

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  • 7 play a part in — {v. phr.} To be instrumental in; have a role in; be concerned with. * /Some First Ladies play a greater part in political life than others./ …

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  • 8 play a part in — {v. phr.} To be instrumental in; have a role in; be concerned with. * /Some First Ladies play a greater part in political life than others./ …

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  • 9 play\ a\ part\ in — v. phr. To be instrumental in; have a role in; be concerned with. Some First Ladies play a greater part in political life than others …

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  • 10 play a part — be a cause, affect the result    His drinking played a part in his dismissal. Drinking was a cause …

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  • 11 play a part — act a role; participate …

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  • 12 play a part (in something) — have/play a ˈpart (in sth) idiom to be involved in sth • She plays an active part in local politics. • Alcohol plays a part in 70 per cent of divorces. Main entry: ↑partidiom …

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  • 13 play no part in something — have/play/take/want no ˈpart in/of sth idiom to not be involved or refuse to be involved in sth, especially because you disapprove of it • I want no part of this sordid business. Main entry: ↑partidiom …

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  • 14 play no part of something — have/play/take/want no ˈpart in/of sth idiom to not be involved or refuse to be involved in sth, especially because you disapprove of it • I want no part of this sordid business. Main entry: ↑partidiom …

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  • 15 play a part in something — …

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  • 16 Part — (p[aum]rt), n. [F. part, L. pars, gen. partis; cf. parere to bring forth, produce. Cf. {Parent}, {Depart}, {Parcel}, {Partner}, {Party}, {Portion}.] 1. One of the portions, equal or unequal, into which anything is divided, or regarded as divided; …

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  • 17 Part and parcel — Part Part (p[aum]rt), n. [F. part, L. pars, gen. partis; cf. parere to bring forth, produce. Cf. {Parent}, {Depart}, {Parcel}, {Partner}, {Party}, {Portion}.] 1. One of the portions, equal or unequal, into which anything is divided, or regarded… …

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  • 18 Part of speech — Part Part (p[aum]rt), n. [F. part, L. pars, gen. partis; cf. parere to bring forth, produce. Cf. {Parent}, {Depart}, {Parcel}, {Partner}, {Party}, {Portion}.] 1. One of the portions, equal or unequal, into which anything is divided, or regarded… …

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  • 19 Part owner — Part Part (p[aum]rt), n. [F. part, L. pars, gen. partis; cf. parere to bring forth, produce. Cf. {Parent}, {Depart}, {Parcel}, {Partner}, {Party}, {Portion}.] 1. One of the portions, equal or unequal, into which anything is divided, or regarded… …

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  • 20 Part singing — Part Part (p[aum]rt), n. [F. part, L. pars, gen. partis; cf. parere to bring forth, produce. Cf. {Parent}, {Depart}, {Parcel}, {Partner}, {Party}, {Portion}.] 1. One of the portions, equal or unequal, into which anything is divided, or regarded… …

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