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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.
Translations of “sort of”
in Chinese (Traditional) 有幾分, 在某種程度上…
in Chinese (Simplified) 有几分, 在某种程度上…
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