Definition of be part and parcel of in English:

be part and parcel of

phrase

  • Be an essential feature or element of.

    ‘it's best to accept that some inconveniences are part and parcel of travel’
    • ‘In this way the reader would read, the reader would be able to read, in this way the process of thinking would be evident, would be part and parcel of what we read.’
    • ‘Indeed, this is part and parcel of what we call literature.’
    • ‘He mentioned qualities such as loyalty, reliability, dedication, integrity and honesty as being part and parcel of what you got when you encountered Bill.’
    • ‘Tony's interest in the sport arose from his work where being able to handle sheepdogs is part and parcel of what he does.’
    • ‘‘It is part and parcel of what makes him a good player,’ he says.’
    • ‘Then again, this is part and parcel of most political systems, including China's dynastic cycles.’
    • ‘That is a concern, and it is part and parcel of what parole provisions should be, if we are to have a parole system, but it should not ever be at the expense of the sentence.’
    • ‘It was also accepted that incineration was part and parcel of all the Regional Waste Management Plans.’
    • ‘You wouldn't get away with that in other industries associating that sort of success with an activity, but that was part and parcel of what we used to see every night on the television.’
    • ‘Whether that is part and parcel of what has happened I don't know.’