play the role
Definition of play the role
: to act the part of (a particular character) in a film, play, etc. He often plays the role of the villain. —often used figuratively He was playing the role of (the) gracious host.
Word by Word Definitions
: game, sport
: the conduct, course, or action of a game
: to engage in sport or recreation : frolic
: to have sexual relations
: to move aimlessly about : trifle
: a character assigned or assumed
: a socially expected behavior pattern usually determined by an individual's status in a particular society
: a part played by an actor or singer
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