English vocabulary and translations (See all)
a sort: a type, a genre, a style
I'm not used to this sort of party. This kind of event is completely new to me.
UK: I'm not used to this sort of party, do I have to get naked?
US: This hat is sort of ordinary, do you have anything else?
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- "I don't have the patience to listen to that sort of talk."
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