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    Cool be part

    Hello!

    Can we ever use "a" in this phrase:

    -To be part of something

    -To be "a" part of something

    Thank you
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    Yes.

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    Cool Re: be part

    Ok, thank you.

    Examples:

    -It's part of the job. Could we say, it's a part of the job? If yes, in which context?

    -I'm part of this group. Could we say, I'm a part of this group? If yes, in which context?

    Thank you
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    Quote Originally Posted by Will17 View Post
    Ok, thank you.

    Examples:

    -It's part of the job. Could we say, it's a part of the job? If yes, in which context?

    -I'm part of this group. Could we say, I'm a part of this group? If yes, in which context?

    Thank you
    W
    Anyone?

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    Default Re: be part

    Quote Originally Posted by Will17 View Post
    Ok, thank you.

    Examples:

    -It's part of the job. Could we say, it's a part of the job? If yes, in which context?

    -I'm part of this group. Could we say, I'm a part of this group? If yes, in which context?

    Thank you
    W
    I don't see any difference in meaning with or without "a".

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