step up to the plate

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To contribute; take your turn to do something.
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Every citizen in the USA should step up to the plate and pay their taxes.

Submitted by acronimous on October 08, 2018

Additional definitions for 'step up to the plate':

step up to the plateTo initiate action; to assume a responsibility.
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