Sort

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Definition

a sort: a type, a genre, a style
noun
I'm not used to this sort of party. This kind of event is completely new to me.

Pronunciation examples
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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Examples

  • "The folders are a sort of maroon, burgundy color."
  • "Susie : And what sort of time-scale would we be looking at?"
  • "Hey, what sort of product are you looking for?"
  • "This sort of initiative has had remarkable success at such multinationals as Moogle."
  • "Bethany : He is sort of like a cucumber, isn't he?"
  • "This sort of expenditure is frivolous and needless."
  • "Clarence : What sort of salad, sir?"
  • "I don't have the patience to listen to that sort of talk."
  • "It looked sort of pinkish-brown to me."
  • "This question soon became one of Cheeter's favourites: a sort of mantra which he repeated up until his death."

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