2011년 9월 13일 화요일

Dic: part (as an uncountable noun)

3. QUANT : QUANT of sing-n OR n-uncount Part of something is some of it.

  • It was a very severe accident and he lost part of his foot.
  • Mum and he were able to walk part of the way together.

7. N-SING : poss N in n Your part in something that happens is your involvement in it.
  • If only he could conceal his part in the accident. (= involvement)
..... Cobuild

1. SOME | [uncountable]part of something some but not all of a thing.
  • We spent part of the time in the museum.
  • Part of the building was destroyed in the fire.
  • Voters are given only part of the story (= only some of the information).
  • Part of me feels sorry for him (= I feel partly, but not entirely, sorry for him).
3. MEMBER | [uncountable] a member of something; a person or thing that, together with others, makes up a single unit.
  • You need to be able to work as part of a team.
...... OALD

CF. 8. N-UNCOUNT : also a N, N of n If something or someone is part of a group or organization, they belong to it or are included in it.
  • I was a part of the team and wanted to remain a part of the team.
.... Cobuild

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