English words and Examples of Usage

Example Sentences for "portion"

I put a portion of my salary into a savings account each month to use for our summer vacationHe gives a small portion of his earnings to charity every payday.

I put a portion of my salary into a savings account each month to use for our summer vacation.

I like this restaurant; they give you enormous portions of food at a very reasonable price.

A significant portion of the population of Quebec wants to separate from Canada, and form their own country.

That restaurant offers children's portions of all their main courses at a reduced price.

My grandmother always gave us huge portions of apple pie when we went to her house for supper on Sundays.

William Wordsworth wrote that the best portion of a good man's life are his little, nameless, un-remembered acts of kindness and of love.

There is a Congolese proverb which observes that the portion that a man keeps for himself is usually not the smallest.

The eastern portion of Pakistan seceded in 1971 as the independent nation of Bangladesh.

Your ability to retire in comfort may depend on how wisely you invest a portion of your income during your working years.

We brought enough dessert to the potluck supper so that everyone present could have a small portion.

John Robbins once noted that there can be no national security as long as the basic human needs of large portions of humanity are not met.

Nicosia, the capital of Cyprus, is a divided city, with the northern portion occupied by Turks, and the southern section by Greeks.

Many women and children in the north of Sudan spend a large portion of their day finding enough water to keep themselves and their animals alive.

Wales occupies the western, and smallest portion of the island of Britain.

Only about 20 families of mountain gorillas remain in the Democratic Republic of the Congo's portion of Virunga Park.

Ralph Waldo Emerson once stated that the only gift is a portion of thyself.

The United States formally occupied its portion of Samoa in 1900.


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