The terrain is mucky, and the pickings are slim; patience and boredom are a part of the hunt.
That was part of this thing, American Express: Unstaged, where they asked people to direct this livestreamed concert.
There’s something about MCs that came from that part of New York in the ‘80s.
Listening to her speak to Richard Ford at the 92nd Street Y as part of the PEN World Voices Festival, it was easy to see why.
But for the most part, kids aren't reading this kind of material.
For my own part, I thought pride in his case an improper subject for raillery.
I had no secrets from them (hear, hear), and this confidence was reciprocated on their part.
His father—he was a part of myself, he could divine my every thought.
We'll use a part of them ourselves, and what we can't use I will give away.
There is little call for any great skill on the part of the laborer.
mid-13c., "division, portion of a whole," from Old French part "share, portion; character; power, dominion; side, way, path," from Latin partem (nominative pars) "a part, piece, a share, a division; a party or faction; a part of the body; a fraction; a function, office," related to portio "share, portion," from PIE root *pere- "to assign, allot" (cf. Greek peprotai "it has been granted," Sanskrit purtam "reward," Hittite parshiya- "fraction, part").
It has replaced native deal (n.) in most senses. Theatrical sense (late 15c.) is from an actor's "share" in a performance (The Latin plural partis was used in the same sense). Meaning "the parting of the hair" is 1890, American English.
As an adjective from 1590s. Late Old English part "part of speech" did not survive and the modern word is considered a separate borrowing. Phrase for the most part is from late 14c. To take part "participate" is from late 14c.
c.1200, "to divide into parts; separate oneself," from Old French partir "to divide, separate" (10c.), from Latin partire, partere "to share, part, distribute, divide," from pars (see part (n.)).
Sense of "to separate (someone from someone else)" is from early 14c.; that of "to take leave" is from early 15c. Meaning "to separate the hair" is attested from 1610s. Related: Parted; parting. To part with "surrender" is from c.1300.
A portion, division, piece, or segment of a whole.
Any of several equal portions or fractions that can constitute a whole or into which a whole can be divided.
An organ, a member, or another division of an organism.
An anatomical part; pars.
parts The external genitalia.