rolenoun

  • ja役、役割、任務
  • ena function or part performed especially in a particular operation or process

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Tim, let's talk about Apple's role in the world.
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You're a huge company.
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What are you doing to create jobs?
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Yeah, that's a good question.
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Some— a lot of people ask me, "Do you think it's a company's job to create jobs?"
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And my response is a company should have values because a company is a collection of people.
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My standards of the 20s, I didn't believe in weekends back then, not to mention vacations.
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So I'm fairly lazy compared to myself in my 20s where I was a true fanatic.
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All I believed in was working on software night and day.
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And for my 20s that was perfect.
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I didn't have a wife or family at all.
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And my role was very hands-on role.
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You know what a harlequin is?
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A harlequin's role is to serve.
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It's nothing without a master.
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No one gives two shits who we are beyond that.
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I can no longer sit on the Chair of Saint Peter.
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- You're mistaken. You are— - Silence!
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I cannot play this role anymore.
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Michelle LaVaughn Robinson, girl of the south side.
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For the past 25 years, you have not only been my wife and mother of my children, you have been my best friend.
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You took on a role you didn't ask for.
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And you made it your own with grace, and with grit, and with style, and good humor.
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Yes, what I'm getting at is I'd like to be assistant manager.
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Are you serious?
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Oh, I just never expected you to be interested in management.
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I mean, you don't seem like the type of person who's really interested in leadership roles.
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Really?
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Anyone who knows me would say the opposite.
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I'm very hardworking.
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Most of the content is visual, right?
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So whether it's direct photos or in the stories that people produce, photos play a big role.
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That's an increasing part of it.
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And now I think we're really entering into this golden age of video online
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where that's becoming the primary way that people share and consume content online.
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How do you explain this to investors and advertisers who are here?
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I think the really important thing to understand is the central role of the camera
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and role of the camera in the way that it's changing all sorts of things that we do every day.
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Start-ups play a critical role in Singapore’s economy.
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So when the pandemic threatened to uproot the ecosystem,
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the government unveiled more than $200 million in funding to support promising start-ups.
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I think government in general has gotten quite dysfunctional
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in the US and in some other countries as well.
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And so what that does, I believe, is put more responsibility on the everyday citizen
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and companies to help promote change and improving things.
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And I don't mean to play a government role.
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But it's not just government who can change things.

Other meanings for role...

rolenoun

  • ja役(割)、役柄
  • enthe character played by an actor in a TV show, play, or film
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When I first heard Vance's comments, they stung.
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But when he called to offer his apology and a supporting role in his next movie,
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I thought, "Does not the Torah teach us to forgive?"
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As it is written, "Schmear, don't smear."
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I'm offering you a role in my new motion picture.
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You think you can just walk up here and hire me?
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- No. - What if we let you direct?
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I love disappearing into a role.
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I'm Argyle James Hopford,
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a bachelor bunny who's carrying out a scandalous affair with a local goose.
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Shut up and put on your damn head!
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So, when you got the role of the Genie,
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were you like— did you know this was happening?
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- Did you go after it? - Well, no. The first thing—
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So, they called and they say,
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"Hey, we want you to play the Genie.
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We're doing a live-action version of Aladdin."
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And I was like, "Nah, man."
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No, Robin Williams smashed that thing, you know?
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And you have to be careful stepping into, you know, projects like that.
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Brian, have you decided who's gonna star in your show?
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Well, it's a tough role.
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I mean, Byron is a 25-year-old single father going back to finish college
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so he can do right by his 4-year-old daughter.
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So it's gotta be somebody who can project a certain amount of world-wizened sophistication
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while at the same time retaining a certain youthfully passionate idealism.
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You know who'd be good?
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Big Jaws.
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Actually, in my mind, there's only 1 actor who could do this role.
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Elijah Wood.
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Oh, Elijah Wood.
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I got a little bit of a crush on him, I have.
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I'm here with Hollywoo darling, Naomi Watts.
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Tell me, what attracted you to the role of Diane?
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I just keep getting pigeonholed as these complex characters in highly acclaimed movies.
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For once, I would just love to phone it in
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and play a two-dimensional girl in a rom-com with no inner life of her own.
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Ha ha! You said words.