have a role to play

idiom

: to be involved
We all have a role to play in the future of this company.

Examples of have a role to play in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Consumers also have a role to play here, by demanding that retailers source their milk from farms that are working with public health authorities. Céline Gounder, STAT, 17 May 2024 Corlette said insurers have a role to play, as do states and CMS. Julie Appleby, NPR, 7 May 2024 Spalding, who describes herself as a third-generation anti-communist in her online bio, says immersive experiences about everyday life have a role to play, but they should be balanced out by context about the harsher realities of life during communism. Alice Popovici, Smithsonian Magazine, 17 Apr. 2024 Design for Freedom offers a toolkit for design and construction professionals to begin understanding and take action to assure their supply chain is slavery free. ‘Conscious Consumption’ Consumers have a role to play in the movement as well. Chadd Scott, Forbes, 29 Mar. 2024 Still, school security experts say, schools have a role to play in reducing community violence. Caroline Beck, The Indianapolis Star, 12 Mar. 2024 But Brickhouse said passengers also have a role to play in their safety. Zach Wichter, USA TODAY, 8 Jan. 2024 The reality is that both government and business have a role to play in addressing this growing health imperative. Martine Ferland, Fortune, 15 Nov. 2023 Does Congress have a role to play in addressing the issue of hate on college campuses? Nbc Universal, NBC News, 10 Dec. 2023

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“Have a role to play.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/have%20a%20role%20to%20play. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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