do\ one's\ bit

• do one's bit
• do one's part
v. phr.
To shoulder one's share of responsibility in a communal undertaking; shirk one's obligation.

"Let me go home and rest, fellows, " John said. "I think I've done my bit for this project. "


Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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