Meaning of “sort sth/sb out” in the English Dictionary


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sort sth/sb out

phrasal verb with sort uk /sɔːt/ us /sɔːrt/ verb

B2 to deal successfully with a problem, a situation, or a person who is having difficulties:

We've sorted out the computer system's initial problems.
[ + question word ] It'll be difficult to sort out how much each person owes.
Most of the job involves sorting 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)

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