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It's not my role to tell the politicians what to do.
We expect parents to have a key role in this discussion.
Labor unions have played a significant role in the recent debate.
The book examines the role of food and drink in society.
The banks developed a new role as providers of financial services.
He won an Oscar for his role.
Who took the role of Ursula?
The leading role should have gone to a more well-known star.
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