A Part of vs. Part of

Use part when talking about an integral element that belongs to something and is essential to its nature. Use a part when talking about one of several or many equal units of something bigger — combined all together, these units make up the whole.

A Part of vs. Part of Tip

If you can separate a part from a whole, use a part.


  1. Technical writing is part of my life.
  2. As part of the Veeam Agent management scenario, you can remotely deploy Veeam Agent for Linux to your computers.
  3. Enter a VM name or a part of it in the search field.
  4. If you choose to register the restored VM on a host that is a part of a Microsoft Hyper‑V failover cluster, you can register the VM as a cluster resource.