a good part of


: a large amount of
Babies spend a good part of the day sleeping.

Examples of a good part of in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Indeed, Thomson introduced a number of instruments for measuring electricity, and a good part of his legacy is his work on the precise specifications of electrical units. IEEE Spectrum, 2 June 2024 In that song, and for a good part of the album, Eilish turns her gaze toward characters outside herself and sets aside easy pop satisfactions. Jon Pareles, New York Times, 17 May 2024 Budget talks continue Tuesday, with the Board of Carroll County Commissioners meeting a good part of the morning and afternoon. Sherry Greenfield, Baltimore Sun, 15 Apr. 2024 The President spoke at a podium flanked by a good part of his cabinet, including his attorney general and the defense minister—figures the parents distrusted. Alma Guillermoprieto, The New Yorker, 4 Mar. 2024 Light output is the biggest weakness of OLED, and that can be seen from the full-screen all-white field numbers, but being able to hit around 1,000 nits while still lighting up a good part of the screen is ideal for most HDR content. PCMAG, 27 Mar. 2024 Maybe that would have been a good part of the book to change and expand on! Erik Kain, Forbes, 1 Mar. 2024 Snow lovers may have been disappointed, but at least a good part of our region got a little bit of white stuff. A. Camden Walker, Washington Post, 17 Feb. 2024 Apparently this bird would spend a good part of the day sitting on the window ledge giving a loud cackling call typical of an agitated Cooper’s hawk. Taylor Piephoff, Charlotte Observer, 31 Jan. 2024

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“A good part of.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/a%20good%20part%20of. Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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