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part and parcel of

Meaning: If something is part and parcel of an experience or a role in life, it is an important part of it and it cannot be avoided.

For example:

  • Actors have to accept that giving interviews about their new movies is part and parcel of the job of acting and it cannot be avoided.

  • Answering email enquiries might be boring, but it's part and parcel of running a business online and you just have to do it.

Quick Quiz:

Shaking hands with strangers and kissing babies is part and parcel of being
  1. a lawyer
  2. a politician
  3. a truck driver

Discuss: part and parcel of

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