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Spanish translation of “sort”

sort

noun /soːt/
a class, type or kind
clase, tipo, género
I like all sorts of books She was wearing a sort of crown.
sorter noun a person or machine that separates and arranges, especially letters, postcards etc
separador
He works as a parcel sorter for teh post office.
of a sort / of sorts of a (usually poor) kind
una especie de
She threw together a meal of sorts, but we were still hungry afterwards.
out of sorts adjective slightly unwell
pachucho
I felt a bit out of sorts after last night’s heavy meal.
not in good spirits or temper
de mal humor
He’s been a little out of sorts since they told him to stay at home.
sort of rather; in a way; to a certain extent
en cierto modo
He was sort of peculiar! I feel sort of worried about him.
sort out phrasal verb to separate (one lot or type of) things from a general mixture
separar
I’ll try to sort out some books that he might like.
to correct, improve, solve etc
arreglar, solucionar
You must sort out your business affairs.
to attend to, usually by punishing or reprimanding
meter en vereda, meter en cintura
I’ll soon sort you out, you evil little man!
(Definition of sort from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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