Translation of "sort" - English-Portuguese dictionary


noun uk /sɔːt/ us /sɔrt/

A2 a type of something

tipo, classe, espécie
We both like the same sort of music.
What sort of job do you want?
all sorts of

A2 many different types of something

todos os tipos de
that sort of thing

B1 used to show that what you have just said is only an example from a larger group of things

esse tipo de coisa
They sell souvenirs, postcards – that sort of thing.
He likes sketching, painting – that sort of thing.
sort of

used to describe something approximately

tipo de
The sweater is a sort of pale blue colour.
verb uk /sɔːt/ us /sɔrt/

to put things into different groups or types or into an order

ordenar, classificar
The names are sorted alphabetically.

Phrasal verb(s)

(Translation of “sort” from the Cambridge English–Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)