have a part in

idiom

: to be involved in : to be a factor in
Did alcohol have a part in causing the accident?

Examples of have a part in in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Recent studies suggest that Lactobacillus bacteria dominate the uterus in most women and have a part in implantation and support of the growing embryo. Jena Pincott, Scientific American, 1 June 2018 Helton pitched the reorganization as part of a vision all officers can have a part in. Grant Lancaster, Arkansas Online, 23 Jan. 2023 This method allowed everyone to have a part in the mural’s creation, Ali said. La Risa R. Lynch, Journal Sentinel, 18 Aug. 2022 This would be your website designer, the graphics team, the UX/UI person, the copywriter, the marketer — anyone who’s going to have a part in creating the website. Sarah Malcolm, Forbes, 4 Jan. 2022 The project highlights the key role advocacy plays with people who have disabilities knowing their rights to take control of their own lives, speak up for themselves and have a part in their life decisions. Sam Boyer, cleveland, 18 Nov. 2022 After months and months of wheeling and dealing and begging playwrights, agents and others who have a part in releasing rights to a show, here is ETC’s 2022-2023 season. David Lyman, The Enquirer, 23 June 2022 As companies reconfigure their assessment formats and content, in-office status and compensation shouldn’t have a part in the feedback section of a review. Kristina Johnson, Forbes, 7 Sep. 2021 Now known as Graham Windham, Eliza Hamilton really did have a part in founding New York City's first private orphanage in 1806, two years after her husband's death. Andrea Wurzburger, PEOPLE.com, 8 July 2020

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“Have a part in.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/have%20a%20part%20in. Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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