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English Vocabulary - Vocabulario de inglés
Roll refers to a piece of paper, film or bills rolled into the shape of a tube.
It is also a piece of bread or a list of names.
'To take the roll' means say the list of names in a class to check who is present.

Role refers to the way in which somebody/something is involved in a situation.
It is also the character played in a film or a play.
Roll se refiere a un trozo de papel, film o billetes enrollados en forma de tubo.
También es una pieza de pan o una lista de nombres.
'To take the roll' significa decir la lista de nombres en una clase para controlar quién está presente.

Role se refiere a la forma en que alguien/algo está involucrado en una situación.
También es el personaje interpretado en una película u obra.
  • roll
    During the holidays I used up five rolls of film.
    I need a new kitchen roll.
    This wallpaper costs 10 dollars a roll.
    I don't appear in the electoral roll yet.

  • role
    Our boss always plays an important role during our meetings.
    His active role in education led him to found a private school.
    For this year's performance he played the role of Abraham Lincoln.

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