piece of the puzzle

noun phrase

: part of the solution to a question or problem
Researchers are close to finding a solution, but they haven't found the final pieces of the puzzle.
The restaurant is trying to attract more customers, and the new menu is an important piece of the puzzle.

Examples of piece of the puzzle in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Perhaps bioluminescence is a missing piece of the puzzle that has not yet received full attention in studies of the origin and evolution of animals in deep time. Discover Magazine, 19 June 2024 SpaceX's portion of the Artemis program, while significant, is just one piece of the puzzle. Stephen Clark, Ars Technica, 20 May 2024 Inflation Another big piece of the puzzle is inflation. Mary Radcliffe, ABC News, 18 June 2024 Their friendship is another piece of the puzzle that has helped Colgan become a rising star. Troy Renck, The Denver Post, 16 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for piece of the puzzle 

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“Piece of the puzzle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/piece%20of%20the%20puzzle. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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