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play a part

This page is about the collocation play a part

collocation pattern: verb + noun

Meaning

perform a particular role, or be involved in a particular way

For example

  • All of us have an important part to play in shaping our company's future.

  • Can stress play a part in the development of illnesses like cancer and heart disease?

Note:
A related collocation is "play a role"

Quick Quiz

Computers played no part in the development of

a. electronic dance music

b. online music distribution

c. traditional Indian music

Contributor: Matt Errey