Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Portion"

The meaning of "Portion" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does eating substantial portions mean?
A: Meaning you are eating the correct amount to give your body energy! Or in a negative meaning, you are eating too much. It depends on why you or the other person is saying this.
Q: What does And then a portion of the proceeds go-- mean?
A: part of the money a company gets will go to (a charity)
Q: What does huge portions of everything mean?
A: If you went to a restaurant and the amount of food on every dish was very large. "You get huge portions of everything at that restaurant." It can apply to other similar circumstances.
Q: What does How big are the portions? mean?
A: Portion is like 盛り.

When you ask "How big are the portions?" you are asking how much food you will get with an order.
Q: What does what does "in portion of 8" mean? mean?
A: "In portions of 8" is what you mean.

Your example sentence is missing something but from context it means "In portions of 8 hours" so they do maintenance for 8 hours at a time.

Example sentences using "Portion"

Q: Please show me example sentences with how big is the portion?.
A: How big is the portion you are going to serve?
How big is the portion each one of us is going to get?
How big is the portion are going to pay?
How big is the portion given to the shareholders?
Q: Please show me example sentences with portion.
A: @madddddstll@col_ait thank you!
Q: Please show me example sentences with give~more in portion.
A: No. That doesn't make sense. I think you are asking for more of something.

Could you give me a larger portion?
Could I have a larger portion? (asking for a larger serving of food)

still not something we would be likely to say, though

Q: Please show me example sentences with portion.
A: 1 A portion of society dislike voting.
2 I ate a large portion of the cake.
3 A big portion/proportion of my day is wasted.

Synonyms of "Portion" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between A small portion of people still believe in ghosts. and A small percentage of people still believe in ghosts. ?
A: They are mostly the same.

Percentage usually indicates that this is a measured amount that could be found and that you may know

Portion is just a part of the whole, it's more casual and doesn't have a fixed number
Q: What is the difference between portion and size ?
A: portion is the amount and size is how big or small it is
Q: What is the difference between A) portion and B) proportion ?
A: Portion is like here is the correct portion of meat, and proportion is like the dogs head isn’t proportionate to its body because it’s head is big and it’s body is small
Q: What is the difference between portion and part ?
A: They are similar. "I just want part of the doughnut" "I only drank a small portion of the wine"

Translations of "Portion"

Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? ‎What do you call the circled portions in the pic? A catch? A tab?
A: A catch (or a clip) is a term for the whole mechanism.

You get a catch on a gate, where there's a bit on the gate and a bit on the post... you can refer to any or all of it as the catch.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? What do you call the circled portions in the pic? A catch? A tab?
A: I would call them tabs
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? portion
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Other questions about "Portion"

Q: There are few portions of foods. does this sound natural?
A: The portions are small.
Q: Please show me how to pronounce "It's a big portion.".
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Q: Please show me how to pronounce The portion of my work.
A: The portion of my work could be natural, it all depends on the situation.
Q: the portions of the food in the restaurant are too small. does this sound natural?
A: You could also say "the food portions"
Q: The portion between back and shoulders is called “kushitara”.
Or
The portion between the back and the shoulders is called "kushitara".
does this sound natural?
A: I would actually say "The portion between the back and shoulders is called "kushitara"". You can also say your second sentence, but the first one is improper grammar.

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