part and parcel of


: a basic and necessary part of (something)
Stress was part and parcel of the job.

Examples of part and parcel of in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But now that superhero movies like The Flash are fixated on multiverses, those kinds of Easter eggs are part and parcel of the main course. Christian Holub,, 17 June 2023 Movement is part and parcel of the labor market, and there’s no fighting the tide. Kweilin Ellingrud, Forbes, 8 Aug. 2022 Colleges were part and parcel of the public financial system, which was closely integrated with the slave economy. Andrew Delbanco, The New York Review of Books, 8 June 2022 Too befuddled to interrogate the basic premise of her belief systems, Mira accepts despair as part and parcel of her privilege. Washington Post, 16 Feb. 2022 Its obliqueness may preclude it from attracting a wide domestic audience, but such haziness is part and parcel of a work about the lingering, lethal fog of war. Nick Schager, Variety, 22 Nov. 2021 While inconsistent quarterly earnings are part and parcel of running an investment brokerage that operates at the whims of the wider market, Robinhood’s results further backed a sentiment that the company is far too dependent on crypto, in particular. Rey Mashayekhi, Fortune, 12 Nov. 2021 At the summit, Asat described her brother’s plight as part and parcel of what’s happening to Uyghurs and other ethnic minorities in China, hundreds of thousands of whom have been forced into labor camps. Julia Barajas, Los Angeles Times, 11 June 2021 Cowell says that while this uncertainty is part and parcel of the show, the unpredictability of contestants’ acts has reached shocking new heights this season. USA TODAY, 30 May 2023

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“Part and parcel of.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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