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    Can I say, "A piece of parts"

    The word "Parts (i.e., components of machines) " is usually used in plural.
    Can I say, "a piece of parts" if I want to refer to a single component?

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    Re: Can I say, "A piece of parts"

    Quote Originally Posted by Snappy View Post
    The word "Parts (i.e., components of machines) " is usually used in plural.
    Can I say, "a piece of parts" if I want to refer to a single component?
    Use "a part".

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    Re: Can I say, "A piece of parts"

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    Use "a part".
    Thanks. What about "a piece of apple"?
    Should I say, "a piece of an apple"?

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    Re: Can I say, "A piece of parts"

    Quote Originally Posted by Snappy View Post
    Thanks. What about "a piece of apple"?
    Should I say, "a piece of an apple"?
    "A piece of apple" is fine.

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