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resolve

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of sorts

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sort something out: resolve

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sort something out: organize

sort something out from something: separate

sort something out from something: sift

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a class that is defined by the common attribute or attributes possessed by all its members

to distribute into groups according to kinds

to set apart (one kind or type) from others

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an approximate definition or example

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a person of a particular character or nature

an operation that segregates items into groups according to a specified criterion

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examine in order to test suitability

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But, for goodness' sake, don't tell any of the girls, or they would be getting all sorts of extravagant ideas, and imagining themselves injured and slighted if in their very first day at home they did not get six at least.
Two garret- rooms, the place was so full of all sorts of court people; but I can assure you that for the three days she was there she never put her head outside the door.
The only thing I remember was a sort of green light--very clouded, very dim--which came up from the well.
As they drew near there seemed a sort of monstrous irony in the fact that the dead machine was still throbbing and thundering as busily as a factory, while the man lay so still.
Everyone's looking at Jerry, 'specially me, wondering what next, and trying to get their breath, and Jerry's frowning at the cold beef, and there's a sort of awkward pause.
Then with a quick change to another sort of surprised expression, she added, "Why, Dodo, you never told me that Mr.
Scarcely seems possible, does it," he remarked, "that a man leading such a quiet sort of life should make enemies.
Suppose you tell me what sort of a man would satisfy you
Presently, a sort of choking sound came out of the pillow, and went straight to her heart the most pathetic sob she ever heard, for, though it was the most natural means of relief, the poor fellow must not indulge in it because of the afflicted eyes.
It's certainly unwise to admit any sort of responsibility for our actions, whose consequences we are never able to foresee," remarked Marlow by way of assent.
Then we shall be right in getting rid of the lamentations of famous men, and making them over to women (and not even to women who are good for anything), or to men of a baser sort, that those who are being educated by us to be the defenders of their country may scorn to do the like.
Even these wretched young rotters were not very common at our house; but there were two of them that were a lot too common--common in every sort of way.
Every one in the place, except one poor woman, seems to look upon him as a sort of supernatural being.
It is important not to confuse the two forms of memory which Bergson distinguishes in the second chapter of his "Matter and Memory," namely the sort that consists of habit, and the sort that consists of independent recollection.
I, too, imagine that since he is going away, there is no sort of necessity for Count Vronsky to come here.