some, but not all of sth; one of the pieces of sth
a piece of a machine
the person you are in a play or film
(cause to) separate into parts or spread apart
(cause to) go away or separate from sb/sth
"he wanted to feel a part of something bigger than himself"
"I read a portion of the manuscript"
"the smaller component is hard to reach"
"the animal constituent of plankton"
"the rear part of the house"
"glue the two parts together"
"they analyzed the river into three parts"
"he needed a piece of granite"
"it requires vigilance on our part"
"they resisted every effort on his part"
"the farming regions of France"
"religions in all parts of the world"
"regions of outer space"
"the function of a teacher"
"the government must do its part"
"play its role"
"she played the part of Desdemona"
"he wanted his share in cash"
"the written part of the exam"
"the finance section of the company"
"the BBC's engineering division"
"his part was right in the middle"
"he tried to sing the tenor part"
"I am proud of my contribution in advancing the project"
"they all did their share of the work"
"I felt partly to blame"
"He was partially paralyzed"
"The friends separated after the party"
"The business partners broke over a tax question"
"The couple separated after 25 years of marriage"
"My friend and I split up"
"The family took off for Florida"
"The two pieces that we had glued separated"
"He separated the fighting children"
"Moses parted the Red Sea"
The greater part of his men..were idle.
出自： Robert Johnson
I'll do part of it myself.
出自： J. Wain
Erect, steaming chimneys, / part of the steel works.
出自： Anne Stevenson
The sum of his works is greater than its..parts.
出自： W. Raeper
Thou shalt part it in pieces.
出自：Bible (AV): Leviticus
他们吵过架后就绝交了,一连好几年都未曾见过面。 part company with sb
He has parted company with his wife.
When I knew all about his past I parted company with him at once.
当我知道他的过去时,就很快与他断交了。 part company
The boys parted company as they came from the park.
男孩们从公园出来就分手了。 part company with sb
I will have to part company with you on this point.
I parted from my parents five years ago.5
The rope parted from the tree.
绳子从树上断开。 part sb from sb
The war parted many men from their families.
No child should be parted from its mother by force.
It would kill her to be parted from him for any length of time.
She refused to be parted from her beloved cat.
The children refused to be parted from their dog, so we had to travel with it all the way to the new country.
孩子们不肯遗弃他们的狗,因此我们不得不一路带着它来到这个新国家。 part sb from sth
He's not easily parted from his cash.
A fool is soon parted from his money.
The miser doesn't like to part with his money.
Despite his poverty he refused to part with the family jewels.
No,I don't want to sell my car.I don't want to part with it.
I took the book and told her I would never part with it.
误 Part of the bread have gone mouldy.
正 Part of the bread has gone mouldy.
析 “part of+名词”作主语时,其谓语动词的数要与该名词的数一致。
误 Part(s) of the members failed to turn up.
正 The greater part of the members failed to turn up.
析 表示“大部分…”可以说the greater part of,而part(s) of仅表示“部分”。
误 He is a man of part.
正 He is a man of parts.
误 We spent most of part of the vacation in Qingdao.
正 We spent most of the vacation in Qingdao.
析 有些词如least, most, half等,由于它们本身已含有“部分”的概念,用来修饰part是不妥的。“大部分”可以说in large part或in great part等。
误 They have parted from each other for more than a year.
正 They parted from each other more than a year ago.
正 It is more than one year since they parted from each other.
误 She was reluctant to part from her clothes.
正 She was reluctant to part with her clothes.
析 part from多表示“与…分手”, part with常表示“放弃”“割舍”。
误 The police parted company with the crowd to make way for the VIPs.
正 The police parted the crowd to make way for the VIPs.
析 表示“推开…让路”,要用part...to make way。