arrange in groups
a group of people, things, etc., all sharing certain qualities; type, kind
a person of the stated type
"sculpture is a form of art"
"what kinds of desserts are there?"
"she wore a sort of magenta dress"
"she served a creamy sort of dessert thing"
"what sort of person is he?"
"he's a good sort"
"the bottleneck in mail delivery is the process of sorting"
"screen these samples"
"screen the job applicants"
"How would you classify these pottery shards--are they prehistoric?"
I thought those sort of people knew every boat..by sight.
出自： D. L. Sayers
I should condemn myself for doing that sort of thing.
出自： E. F. Benson
Major Best was the sort to die by violence.
出自： J. Marquand
This is a damned inhuman sort of war.
出自： R. N. Currey
She hadn't any qualifications of the secretarial sort.
出自： R. Frame
Upheavals of various sorts had ravaged their faces.
出自： D. Leavitt
More than 100 different sorts of..call by birds have..been identified.
Helping her sort the apples and range them in..rows.
出自： E. Bowen
They had been sorted into six groups (dependent on sex and marital status).
出自： G. Gorer
Postal Corps personnel sorting mail.
We must sort out the good apples from the bad ones.
我们必须把好的苹果与坏的分开。 sort sb/oneself/sth ⇔ out
Let me get my hands on them!I'll sort them out.
Let's leave John and Ann to sort themselves out.
That school was sorted out in a matter of two months.
那所学校仅用了两个月的时间就整顿好了。 sort out wh-to-v
Have you sorted out how to get there yet?
You mustn't sort with thieves.
Such conduct hardly sorts with the position of a teacher.
His actions sort ill with his family's wishes.
误 His actions sort ill to his professions.
正 His actions sort ill with his professions.
误 Which sort of music do you like?
正 What sort of music do you like?
误 Apples of this sort is sour.
正 Apples of this sort are sour.
析 “复数名词+of this sort”作主语时,动词用复数形式。
误 I dislike that sort of a person.
正 I dislike that sort of person.
析 sort of之后不论是单数还是复数一律不加冠词。
误 There are all sorts of reason why this is true.
正 There are all sorts of reasons why this is true.
析 sorts of后面接复数名词或单数名词都可以, all sorts of后面的可数名词为复数形式。
误 These sort of parties are dangerous.
正 This sort of parties are dangerous.
析 these〔those〕 sort of只是非正式用法,测试题常判为误。