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sort

Pronunciation: /sɔːt/

Translation of sort in French:

n

  • sorte (f), genre (m) books, records—that sort of thing des livres, des disques, ce genre de choses I'm not that sort of person ce n'est pas mon genre some sort of computer une sorte d'ordinateur

vt

  • classer [data, files, stamps]; trier [letters, apples, potatoes] to sort books into piles ranger des livres en piles

phr (of sorts, of a sort)

  • a duck of sorts or of a sort une sorte de canard progress of sorts un semblant de progrès

phr (sort of)

[fam]
  • sort of cute plutôt mignon/-onne I sort of understand je comprends plus ou moins sort of blue-green dans les bleu-vert it just sort of happened c'est arrivé comme ça

Idioms

to be or feel out of sorts

(ill) ne pas être dans son assiette; (grumpy) être de mauvais poil [fam]

it takes all sorts (to make a world)

il faut de tout pour faire un monde

Phrasal verbs

sort out

régler [problem, matter] 1.1 s'occuper de [details, arrangements] I'll sort it out je m'en occuperai 1.2 ranger [cupboard, desk]; classer [files, documents]; mettre de l'ordre dans [finances, affairs]; clarifier [ideas] 1.3 trier [photos, clothes]

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