Translation of sort in Spanish:
- 1 (kind, type) 1.1 (of things) all sorts of adventureswhat sort of car is it?todo tipo or toda clase de aventurasaventuras de todo tipo or de toda clasetodo género or toda suerte de aventuras [literary]it's definitely my sort of film/book it's a nice enough place, if you like that sort of thing¿qué tipo or clase de coche es?and all that sort of thinges un sitio bastante agradable, si te gusta ese tipo de cosayou know the sort of thing I meany todo esoI believe he's a musician or something of the sortya sabes a lo que me refierowhat sort of time do you call this to be coming home?creo que es músico o algo por el estilobehavior of that sort will not be tolerated¿qué horas son estas de llegar a casa?don't tell lies: I didn't say anything of the sortno se tolerará ese tipo de comportamientoI expected him to be arrogant, but he was nothing of the sortno digas mentiras: no dije nada semejanteyou'll do nothing of the sort!creía que iba a ser arrogante, pero no lo era en absoluto1.2 (of people) See examples: she's not the sort to let you down¡ni se te ocurra!I'm not that sort of girlno es de las que te fallanthey're not our sort (of people) at allyo no soy de esasthat's the sort of person he isno son gente como unoI know your sort (British English)él es asía bad/good sort (British English)ya sé de qué pie cojeasit takes all sorts (to make a world)una mala/buena personahay de todo en la viña del SeñorExample sentences1.3 (approximating to) See examples: a sort of osort of a
he's a sort of painter o he's sort of a painteruna especie deit's sort of a bluish-green colores una especie de pintores una especie de verde azulado
- All sorts of different kinds of property are treated differently by the law, not just intellectual property.
- All sorts of implications go racing through your mind at this time and I wanted to share these with you.
- All sorts of cries started to ring out from the animals - starting first with the large black birds flying overhead.
- 2 (in phrases) of sorts, of a sorthe gave us a meal of sortsyou could say he was a friend of a sort, I supposenos dio una comida, si se le puede llamar comidasort of [colloquial]I do sort of think we should do somethingsupongo que se lo podría calificar de amigoit's sort of sad to think of him all alonecreo que quizás deberíamos hacer algodo you want to go? — well, sort ofda como pena pensar que está solo [colloquial]this is what you wanted, isn't it? — well, sort of¿quieres ir? — bueno, en cierto modo síout of sorts I'm feeling a bit out of sortses lo que querías ¿no? — bueno, más o menosno me encuentro muy bien
- 1.1 (classify)(papers/stamps/letters/parcels)we were sorted into groups according to our levelsort the ones with job experience from the ones withoutnos pusieron en grupos de acuerdo a or según nuestro nivel1.2 (mend)divídelos en dos grupos según tengan o no experiencia laboralExample sentences
- However, some expect the group to emerge form bankruptcy sometime next year, once it has sorted its problems.
- But the bulk of the problem is that social work departments are not incentivised to sort this problem.
- Either way we need to sort out poverty and sustainability together or neither will be sorted.
- The important thing is to get the music to them so they can sort through a selection and make their choices.
- Once a good number of pics has been received we will sort through them and select the top ten to vote for.
- The storm of comments has forced the provincial government to delay releasing the study's final guidelines while it sorts through and incorporates the comments into the document.
- (accord) [literary]to sort ill/well with somethingno concordar/concordar con algoExample sentences
- The study sorted out the data according to the competitiveness of the race.
- The children sorted the materials and organized the area.
- Playing with different sizes of sticks or stones and making designs or sorting pieces of fabric represent pre-mathematics.
- 1 1.1 (put in order)
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