do one's part


: to do what one is responsible for doing or is able to do
I've done my part, and now it's time for him to do his.
Please do your part by donating what you can to the organization.

Examples of do one's part in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Every visitor to the country must sign the Palau Pledge, a vow to behave responsibly while traveling and do one's part to care for the environment -- which can include everything from not using plastic bags to only packing sunscreens that meet the country's high standards. CNN, 1 Jan. 2022

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“Do one's part.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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