Some sort of

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Definition

some sort of (chicken dish): a kind of, a type of, an unknown (chicken dish)
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He has some sort of cell phone that also acts as a hairbrush.

(I'm) sort of (hungry): (I am) a little, kind of (hungry)
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Examples

  • "Philip : Come on Susie, what do you think I am some sort of animal?"
  • "It was like some sort of big homo convention."
  • "Listen, I really don't have time to speak to him right now, can't you just make up some sort of excuse to stop him from calling?"
  • "I would like to see some sort of corporate weekend retreat for the employees."
  • "It looks like some sort of land surrounded on all sides by water."
  • "Hannah : Alright, some sort of brass instrument – a trumpet?"
  • "You may think that this is some sort of joke, but this is no laughing matter."
  • "I'm sorry, there seems to have been some sort of a mix-up here."
  • "Wait, eh, there's some sort of a mistake."
  • "Some sort of clue."

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