do one's bit

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do one's bit

Also, do one's part. Make an individual contribution to an overall effort. For example, You can always rely on Anne to do her bit, or I'm anxious to do my part as a board member. [Early 1900s]

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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