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"sort of" in British English

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sort of

informal
B1 in some way or to some degree: I was sort of hoping to leave early today. It's sort of silly, but I'd like a copy of the photograph.
(Definition of sort of from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"sort of" in American English

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sort of

in some way or to some degree: I feel sort of sorry for him, even though I know he's not a nice person.
(Definition of sort of from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “sort of”
in Chinese (Simplified) 有几分, 在某种程度上…
in Chinese (Traditional) 有幾分, 在某種程度上…
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