Word forms: plural, 3rd person singular present tense sorts, present participle sorting, past tense, past participle sorted
1N-COUNT 种类;类别;品种 If you talk about a particular sort of something, you are talking about a class of things that have particular features in common and that belong to a larger group of related things. 种类;类别;品种
What sort of school did you go to?. [+ of]
There are so many different sorts of mushrooms available these days. [+ of]
A dozen trees of various sorts were planted.
He had a nice, serious sort of smile. [+ of]
That's just the sort of abuse that he will be investigating. [+ of]
Eddie was playing a game of some sort.
It is the last time I will take on this sort of work.
Let's have some more articles of this sort.
2N-SING 具有某种性格的人;某种人 You describe someone as a particular sort when you are describing their character. 具有某种性格的人;某种人
ADJECTIVE | PREPOSITIONADJECTIVE➤best, worst最好的／最差的一類▸➤right, wrong正確的／錯誤的一類➤same, similar相同的／相似的一類➤different不同類▸➤funny, odd, strange可笑的／古怪的／奇怪的一類◇He was friendly in a funny sort of way. 他很友善，但友善得有點兒怪。PREPOSITION➤sort of⋯的一種◇We sell all sorts of books. 我們出售各類圖書。sort
2 (especially BrE) find an answer to a problem找到答案ADVERB | VERB + SORT | PHRASESADVERB➤out解決◇Someone will have to sort this problem out. 得有人來解決這個問題。VERB + SORT➤have to不得不解決▸➤try to試圖解決▸➤help to, help sb to有助於／幫助某人解決▸➤leave sb to留給某人去解決◇Leave them to sort it out among themselves. 讓他們自己去解決吧。PHRASES➤get sth sorted, get sth sorted out把⋯整理好◇If he can't get his talk sorted out, we'll have to ask someone else. 如果他不能把自己的講話整理好，我們就得另請他人。