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sort sth/sb out

phrasal verb with sort uk   /sɔːt/  us   /sɔːrt/ verb
B2 to ​dealsuccessfully with a ​problem, a ​situation, or a ​person who is having difficulties: We've ​sorted out the ​computer system's ​initialproblems. [+ question word] It'll be ​difficult to ​sort out how much each ​personowes. Most of the ​jobinvolvessorting out ​customers who have ​queries.

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(Definition of sort sth/sb out from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “sort sth/sb out”
in Chinese (Simplified) 解决,处理好…
in Chinese (Traditional) 解決,處理好…
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