on the part of (someone)

idiom

: by or from (someone)
It was a good effort on the part of all the students.
There is a lot of sympathy for the accused woman on the part of the public.

Examples of on the part of (someone) in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This is, in fact, an evil system, one founded on force and one that is devoid of any care and compassion on the part of anyone. Jacob Hornberger, Orange County Register, 12 May 2024 Even finding details about product ingredients and news about product recalls currently requires a little effort on the part of consumers. Jamie Ducharme, TIME, 9 May 2024 Meanwhile, OpenAI’s Altman appears less focused on the part of the business that benefits Microsoft, and more on the company’s relentless pursuit to reach AGI. Sharon Goldman, Fortune, 7 May 2024 But enough nuance to cause hesitancy or confusion on the part of the listener. Blake Snow, WIRED, 5 May 2024 The payments do not reflect wrongdoing on the part of the agency, its outside experts, or the device manufacturer. David Hilzenrath, NBC News, 6 Apr. 2024 The suit was ultimately settled, without admission of fault on the part of Diageo. Vanessa Friedman, New York Times, 28 Mar. 2024 Really pure genius on the part of the developers here. Paul Tassi, Forbes, 28 Mar. 2024 William Courtney, a former U.S. ambassador to the former Soviet republics of Kazakhstan and Georgia, said the whole scenario amounted to a major blunder on the part of the 71-year-old Russian leader. Laura King, Los Angeles Times, 27 Mar. 2024

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“On the part of (someone).” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/on%20the%20part%20of%20%28someone%29. Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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