those sort

these kind, those kind, these sort, those sort

Dictionary of problem words and expressions. . 1975.

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  • those kind, those sort — See these kind; See also kind …   Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • these kind, those kind, these sort, those sort — Sort and kind are singular nouns; these and those are plural modifiers. Say and write this kind, that kind, these kinds, this sort, these sorts, and those sorts. See also kind …   Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • sort of, sort of a — When used to mean an approximation, sort of is informal but not incorrect; sort of a is considered both informal and wordy: Dr. Billings is sort of an optimist (but not a sort of an). In the sense of rather or somewhat, sort of is dialectal and… …   Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • those kind — these kind, those kind, these sort, those sort …   Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • Sort — Sort, n. [F. sorie (cf. It. sorta, sorte), from L. sors, sorti, a lot, part, probably akin to serere to connect. See {Series}, and cf. {Assort}, {Consort}, {Resort}, {Sorcery}, {Sort} lot.] 1. A kind or species; any number or collection of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Those Were the Days (chanson) — Those Were the Days Chanson par Mary Hopkin extrait de l’album Post Card Sortie 30 août 1968 Durée 5:08 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • sort out the sheep from the goats — sort out/separate the ˌsheep from the ˈgoats f5 idiom to distinguish people who are good at sth, intelligent, etc. from those who are not Main entry: ↑sheepidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • sort separate the sheep from the goats — sort out/separate the ˌsheep from the ˈgoats f5 idiom to distinguish people who are good at sth, intelligent, etc. from those who are not Main entry: ↑sheepidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • sort — 01. Let s [sort] your toys into two piles; those you want to keep, and those you want to get rid of. 02. As you fold up the clothes from the dryer, [sort] them into piles for each person. 03. Don t swear. I don t like that [sort] of language. 04 …   Grammatical examples in English

  • sort of — kind of, sort of 1. These expressions mean much the same, and share the same grammatical problems. (The issues raised here seem to occur less often in practice with the third alternative, type of.) There is less of a problem when kind of is… …   Modern English usage

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