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part in English:

1. part

My wife works part time.
Learning probably takes place in virtually every activity in which we take part.
After ten years as business partners, they decided to part ways.
Japan's foreign aid is decreasing in part because of an economic slowdown at home.
Translate the underlined part.
Some continue to work part time, while others do volunteer work.
Students, by working part time, are able to scrape up tuition fees by themselves.
Part of the charm of a big city lies in the variety of styles that can be seen in the architecture of its buildings.
side part
This is a growing problem because some mobile phone parts contain dangerous chemicals.
You are in part responsible for it.
Mathematics is the part of science you could continue to do if you woke up tomorrow and discovered the universe was gone.
When we started out designing web pages, we were the only ones doing it in this part of the country.
At last, spring has come to this part of Japan.
Tom ate part of the ham, and then put the rest into the refrigerator.

English word "part"(part) occurs in sets:

Nicholas' Sight Words
Tanner week 8

2. scrap

I think we should scrap this idea.
Hundreds of nuclear weapons have been scrapped.
They had been forced to scrap plans for a new school building.
Please get me a scrap of paper.
Let's scrap everything and start over again with a clean slate.
Tom asked for Mary's address and wrote it down on a piece of scrap paper.
a scrap of a puzzle
There wasn't a scrap of truth in the statement.
throw sth on the scrap heap
... like Ron Roth to scrap their old vehicles.
the national tests for 14-year-olds were scrapped
My old car was sold for scrap.
scraps of left over food
We sold the car for scrap (= so that any good parts can be used again).
The child was throwing scraps of meat to his puppy under the table / Any scrap of information you may have could be helpful to our investigation

English word "part"(scrap) occurs in sets:

Business English - MU, VIII-X

3. partially

His story is partially true.
John's hand was partially severed during the accident at his workplace.
I partially understand what he means.
Tom admitted that it was partially his fault.
See the partially completed example below.
The road is partially blocked
It was at least partially true.
Prove that P is a partially ordered set.

English word "part"(partially) occurs in sets:

world building

4. departments

The root of the problem is a lack of communication between departments.
Our university consists of eight departments.

English word "part"(departments) occurs in sets:

Word Formation (Year 3)

5. a piece of a whole

English word "part"(a piece of a whole) occurs in sets:

Most common nouns 1 - 50

6. stake

I felt that my honor was at stake.
We have a substantial stake in the venture.
But I would stake my life the Lannisters are involved.
Commoners had no stake or interest in the constant fighting between nobles.
Thousands of lives will be at stake if emergency food does not arrive there within a few days.
The future of our company is at stake. We have been heavily in the red for the last couple of years.
When an average person sends a message in a bottle, it's just a childish fantasy. When Christopher Columbus sends a message in a bottle, the fate of an entire country is at stake.
She spent two weeks in Las Vegas playing high stake.
a strong stick or metal bar with a pointed end. I shall drive a stake through her body.
Do you want us to stake our lives on that?
The stake was already very high, and yet Timothy doubled it.
a share or a financial involvement in something such as a business; Employers have a stake in the training of their staff.
Some bad ideas (...) staked through the heart and dowsed in garlic...
Tall plants can be secured by tying them to stakes.

7. component

During the day should drink two liters of beverage including liter of mineral water, which contains more than 1000 minerals per liter and at least one component of a nutritionally or physiologically affecting the body.
Beef is the main component of a hamburger.
Evidence that the above example is farfetched can be seen by comparing the total occurrences of component X.
Load-bearing bridging components must be mounted at window openings and similar points.
What are components of a good diet?
Then components such as the keypad are checked.
The components of healthy diet are exercising, fasting and balancing nutrients in the meal.
When an airplane is climbing, though, the force of weight consists of two components.
component price
There may be 10 locations for a particular component indicated on a board,
He bought components for the television set he was repairing.
The remuneration component cannot be greater than 20 per cent of the basic remuneration.
The company introduces two new components.
Their home theater system has a numer of separate components
Vaporise the solvent from the liquid. What's left is the perfume component and a lump of vegetable wax.

English word "part"(component) occurs in sets:

the A to Z alternative words

8. and parcel

The original Haymarket affair of 1886 was part and parcel of a massive, national May Day rally and strike led, by and large, by America's immigrant workers.

English word "part"(and parcel) occurs in sets:

Word Pairs English

9. to move two sections apart in order to make space in the middle