origin of ‘to be part and parcel of’

from the legal formula ‘part and parcel’, in which both nouns meant ‘an integral portion of something’, the second noun merely reinforcing the first

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military origin of ‘to save the day’

originated in the context of military engagements: ‘day’ denotes ‘a day of contest on the battlefield’ and the phrase means ‘to avert defeat in battle’

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