1 Having descended a staircase, traversed a portion of the house below, and succeeded in opening and shutting, without noise, two doors, I reached another flight of steps.
2 The largest portion would go into the players' pockets, but the package included payments into a players' pension account and a donation to selected charities.
3 The largest portion would go into the players' pockets, but the package included payments into a players' pension account, better promotional activities, and a bonus for players who compete in all four Grand Slams and a donation to selected charities.
4 Few will have the greatness to bend history itself, but each of us can work to change a small portion of events.
5 His views, and those of many of his counterparts in other European countries, may be unpalatable to the liberal political mainstream, but they clearly struck a chord among a portion of the population which is increasingly unsettled by the growing number of immigrants to Europe.
6 Whenever the famished great girls had an opportunity, they would coax or menace the little ones out of their portion.
7 However this sentiment is also shared by most of my male friends, a significant portion of whom are game lovers.
8 As the rains continued, the small trickle of water running down the hillside grew into a rivulet that threatened to wash away a portion of the slope.
9 Till, emerging from the total and somewhat dreary silence pervading that portion of the house we had traversed, we came upon the hum of many voices, and presently entered a wide, long room.
10 She attempt to encase each bill or portion of a bill in plastic wrap for preservation.
11 The larger portion of dietary iron is absorbed slowly in its many food sources, including spinach.
12 In May or June bees generally swarm, that is, the bees having become too numerous for the hive, a portion of them go forth to seek a new abode.
13 Salaries take up a considerable portion of our total budget.
14 Only a small portion of the budget is spent on books.
15 The central portion of the bridge collapsed.