English English Dictionary

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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