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Sentence count:252+14 Only show simple sentencesPosted:2016-07-16Updated:2016-12-13
Synonym: divisionfractionfragmentpartpiecesectionsegmentshareSimilar words: proportionin proportion toabortiontransportationreportingsupportivecorporationparticipationMeaning: ['pɔrʃn /'pɔː-] n. 1. something determined in relation to something that includes it 2. something less than the whole of a human artifact 3. the allotment of some amount by dividing something 4. assets belonging to or due to or contributed by an individual person or group 5. your overall circumstances or condition in life (including everything that happens to you) 6. money or property brought by a woman to her husband at marriage 7. an individual quantity of food or drink taken as part of a meal. v. give out or allot. 
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1. Damage was confined to a small portion of the castle.
2. A large/major portion of the company's profit goes straight back into new projects.
3. She only eats a small portion of food.
4. He divided up his property and gave a portion to each of his children.
5. Only a small portion of the budget is spent on books.
6. You give this portion of the ticket to the inspector and keep the other.
7. Salaries take up a considerable portion of our total budget.
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8. The front portion of the rocket breaks off.
9. The central portion of the bridge collapsed.
10. Three thousand dollars is no more than a portion.
11. A large portion of this cost devolves upon the patient.
12. The other driver must bear a portion of the blame for the accident.
13. I accept my portion of the blame.
14. I had learnt a portion of the Koran.
15. Desserts can be substituted by a portion of fresh fruit.
16. a portion of chicken / fish and chips. It can also be used with some countable nouns to mean a part of something.
17. This portion is for you.
18. This is your portion.
19. The main character's childhood takes up a good portion of the film.
20. He asked for a double portion of chips.
21. She applied a portion of her salary each month to savings.
22. A good rule of thumb is that a portion of rice is two and a half handfuls.
23. The rent on his portion of the apartment was $500 a month.
24. You are paid your portion not later than a week.
25. You must accept a portion of the blame for this crisis.
26. It seemed that suffering was to be his portion in life.
27. She ordered a portion of fried eggs.
28. A portion was allotted to each.
29. He carved up the roast beef and gave each of us a portion.
30. This particular type of fish has less than 200 calories per portion.
More similar words: proportionin proportion toabortiontransportationreportingsupportivecorporationparticipationportreportexportimportsupportportrayairportsupporterreport onportraitreporterimportantportfoliotransportreportedlyin support ofimportantlyopportunityof importanceactive transportnotionoption
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