Translation of "sort" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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sortnoun

uk /sɔːt/ us /sɔːrt/

sort noun (TYPE)

A2 [ C ] a group of things that are of the same type or that share similar qualities

种类,类型
We both like the same sort of music. 我们俩喜欢同一类音乐。
I'm going to have a salad of some sort. 我想吃某种色拉。
What sort of shoes will I need? 我需要什么样的鞋子呢?
We saw all sorts (= many types) of animals in the park. 我们在公园里看见了各种各样的动物。
Many sorts of bacteria are resistant to penicillin. 有很多种细菌能抵抗青霉素。
This sort of camera is very expensive. 这种照相机很贵。
Plants of this sort need shady conditions. 这种植物需要在阴凉的环境下生长。
your sort

the type of thing or person that you like

(某人)喜欢的类型
Hmm, this is my sort of wine! 嗯,这是我喜欢的葡萄酒!
I'd have thought these black trousers were more your sort of thing. 我本以为这条黑色裤子才是你喜欢的那种。
I wouldn't have thought he was your sort (= was the type of man you would be attracted to). 我没想到你喜欢他这种人。
(and) that sort of thing B1 informal

used to show that what you have just said is only an example from a much larger group of things

…之类,等等
They sell souvenirs, postcards, that sort of thing. 他们卖纪念品、明信片之类的东西。

More examples

  • He struck me as an affable sort of a man.
  • There was some sort of property deal that didn't come off.
  • He hates physical contact of any sort - he doesn't even like to shake your hand.
  • What sort of music do you like dancing to?
  • His condition was diagnosed as some sort of blood disorder.

sort noun (PERSON)

[ C usually singular ] UK old-fashioned a person having the stated or suggested character

某一种人
He seemed like a decent sort to me. 在我看来,他似乎是很正派的那种人。

sortverb

uk /sɔːt/ us /sɔːrt/

sort verb (ORDER)

B2 [ I or T ] to put a number of things in an order or to separate them into groups

把…分类;整理;拣选
Paper, plastic, and cans are sorted for recycling. 纸张、塑料和罐子分开归类以便回收。
I'm going to sort these old books into those to be kept and those to be thrown away. 我打算把这些旧书分成要留下的和要扔掉的两类。
You can use the computer to sort the newspaper articles alphabetically, by date, or by subject. 你可以用电脑把这些报刊文章按字母顺序、日期或主题进行排列。
She found the ring while sorting (through) some clothes. 她在整理衣服时找到了那枚戒指。

More examples

  • Eggs are sorted into different sizes by a machine.
  • We no longer use manual sorting of letters.
  • The eggs are sorted into different sizes.
  • They sorted the rotten apples from the good ones.
  • The students were sorted according to ability.

sort verb (DEAL WITH)

[ T ] UK informal to deal with something by repairing or organizing it

修理;整理好,安排妥当
Can you sort the car by tomorrow? 你明天能把汽车修好吗?
We must get the phone sorted soon. 我们必须马上找人把电话修好。
I must get this paperwork sorted before I go on holiday next week. 我下星期度假之前必须把这些文书工作处理完。

More examples

  • In all seriousness now - joking aside - I do think there's a problem here that we've got to get sorted.
  • I need to get tomorrow's food sorted.
  • At least that's Sam's birthday present sorted.
  • The plumber came and got the leak sorted.
  • I need to get my bike sorted.

(Translation of “sort” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)