What is the
difference between Role and Roll?
What is the difference between Role and Roll? :
Role : (noun)
( 1 ) Actor’s part in a play / film
He plays a variety of roles.
She played the leading role in the play.
What is the title role in the play?
( 2 ) Function or importance of something / someone
What is the key role of the teacher in the learning process?
What is the role of the university in the modern society?
He had played a major role in the formation of the Union Cabinet?
Roll : (noun)
( 1 ) Cylinder made by turning flexible material over and over on itself without folding it
Wallpaper is bought in rolls.
He sold a roll of film.
( 2 ) Person or thing with this shape
He is a man with rolls of fat around his stomach.
( 3 ) Official list or register especially of names
Let me see the electoral roll.
The teacher was calling the roll in our class.
Roll : (verb)
( 1 ) Move on wheels or rollers or by turning over and over
The ball rolled down the hill.
The coin fell and rolled away.
( 2 ) Cause something to move in this way
Roll it over and look at the other side.
They were rolling barrels across a yard.
( 3 ) Turn on an axis over and over or round and round
He rolled his eyes strangely.
He was rolling a pencil between his fingers.
( 4 ) Wrap or cover something / someone in something
He rolled himself in his blanket.
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