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In each word pair, the first word is a "part" of the second word which is the "whole".


The elbow is part of the arm as the knee is part of the leg.

Keys are part of a piano as strings are a part of a violin.

A stem is part of a flower the way that a trunk is part of a tree.

The hands are part of a clock just as a needle is a part of a speedometer.

Notes are part of a song just as words are part of a story.

The United States is part of North America just as France is part of Europe.

A steering wheel is part of a car the way that a rudder is part of a sailboat.

Brush strokes are part of a painting the way that pencil marks are part of a drawing.

Sausage is part of a pizza the way that lettuce is part of a taco.

Tusks are part of an elephant the way that horns are part of a bull.

Lead is part of a pencil the way that ink is part of a pen.

Fins are related to a fish the way that wings are related to a bird.

A clasp is related to a necklace the way that a buckle is related to a belt.

Raindrops are part of a flood the way that snowflakes are part of a blizzard.

A week is part of a month the way that a month is part of a year.

A blade is part of an ice skate the way that wheels are a part of a roller skate.

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