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A person who plays or works well as a member of a team or group.
- ‘But they must invest more in the project if the navy is to have ships to cope with a variety of situations in the future, and be a team player in future events.’
- ‘He's a team player, scored the equaliser, made chances for others, including our equaliser.’
- ‘She is a great team player and an exceptional role model as a psychologist.’
- ‘Displaying flexibility ensures an employer that a worker is a leader as well as a team player.’
- ‘He shares many of the same qualities as Phil, being a selfless team player who communicates through the quality of his performance.’
- ‘Quinn's selflessness in this regard is worth stressing, for he has always been the model team player.’
- ‘You don't have to be mad to work here, but you do have to be on time, well presented, a team player, customer service focused and sober.’
- ‘She's very focused, a true team player and a great role model for all the other kids.’
- ‘He has tremendous pace, he is our top scorer, and he is a team player who always wants victory.’
- ‘I am passionate about my neighbourhood and my city, I am hard worker and a good team player.’
- ‘She is recognized as the ultimate team player, highly professional and a leader in the clinical arena.’
- ‘He also showed he was a champion team player by walking away when he thought it was of most benefit to the club.’
- ‘A team player, the General Practitioner was quick to pass on the recognition to those he's worked with.’
- ‘He was also a team player, one who, like his own young assistants today, was only to happy to do the boss's dirty work.’
- ‘If you asked one of us if another member of the squad was a good team player, we would have looked at you like you were crazy.’
- ‘Also, being a team player is essential, and the inclusion of all members is very important to me.’
- ‘Your seeming failure as a strategic captain however is at direct odds with your on-field enthusiasm as a team player.’
- ‘She is considered the ultimate team player who has the confidence and admiration of her colleagues.’
- ‘A hard worker and a team player, he does his best against the best competition.’
- ‘The only way someone is ever in a position to write a tell-all memoir is to have been a team player at some earlier point.’
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