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sort

1. noun type2. noun type of person3. noun COMP arrangement of data4. verb resolve5. verb arrange
phrases
1 noun typesórt masc1  c m ucineál masc1  c m usaghas masc1  c m uall sorts of books gach sórt leabhair, gach cineál leabhairthey sell all sorts díolann siad gach sórt, díolann siad gach cineályour mobile phone - what sort is it? do ghuthán póca - cén sórt é?things of all sorts rudaí de gach sórt, rudaí de gach saghasmistakes of that sort happen often is minic a tharlaíonn meancóga den sórt sinor something of the sort nó rud éigin den sórt, nó rud éigin mar éI don't remember seeing anything of the sort ní cuimhin liom go bhfaca mé dada mar écompany of the worst sort cuideachta den chineál is measawhat sort of movie is it? cén sórt scannáin atá ann?, cén saghas scannáin é?that's not my sort of thing ní hé sin an cineál ruda a bhfuil dúil agam ann, ní hé sin an saghas ruda a thaitníonn liomI have no time for that sort of thing níl am ar bith agam don chineál sinthere must be some sort of mistake here caithfidh sé go bhfuil meancóg de shórt éigin anseowhat sort of excuse is that? cén saghas leithscéil é sin?she said it in a pleasant sort of way dúirt sí é ar dhóigh bheag phléisiúrtha, dúirt sí é ar bhealach deas pléisiúrthahe did it in a sort of way thug sé sórt déanaimh air all sorts of animals gach sórt ainmhí, ainmhithe de gach sórtI like all sorts of books is maith liom gach cineál leabhairthey sell all sorts of things díolann siad gach aon chineál, díolann siad gach aon saghas she's always complaining, always criticising, that sort of thing bíonn sí i gcónaí ag gearán, i gcónaí ag cáineadh, an cineál sin fresh fish, nice wine, that sort of thing iasc úr, fíon deas, an cineál sin ruda 2 noun informal type of personduine masc4  c m uwhat sort of man is he? cén sórt fir atá ann?he's a decent sort of bloke fear breá atá annI'm not that sort of girl! ní cailín mar sin mé!, ní hé sin an sórt cailín atá ionam!what sort of a fool do they think I am! cén saghas leathamadáin a cheapann siad atá ionam!he's a good sort is duine lách éshe's a right sort is duine ceart íhe's not the sort ní hé sin an sórt duine atá ann, ní hé an saghas éwe know your sort tá fhios againn do leithéidshe's not the complaining sort ní duine í a bhíonn ag gearán
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3 noun COMP arrangement of datasórtáil fem3  c m u 4 verb informal resolve TRANSITIVEréitigh verb  c m usocraigh verb  c m uto sort a problem fadhb a réiteachI'll sort it very shortly socróidh mé ar ball beag é, cuirfidh mé ina cheart ar ball beag é 5 verb informal arrange TRANSITIVEsórtáil verb  c m ucuir in eagarI'll sort my documents cuirfidh mé mo chuid cáipéisí in eagar
phrases

it takes all sorts to make a world

(also

it takes all sorts

) proverb ní lia duine ná tuairimis iomaí duine ag Dia

nothing of the sort

dada mar é'I said nothing of the sort!' 'Ní dúirt mé rud ar bith den chineál!', 'Ní dúirt ná focal de!'

of sorts

(also

of a sort

) usually pejorative she's a musician of sorts sórt ceoltóra atá inti, is saghas ceoltóra íI have a knife of sorts here tá scian de chineál éigin agam anseoprogress of a sort dul chun cinn de shórt éigin

to be out of sorts

1 below parshe's out of sorts today níl sí aici féin inniu, níl sí istigh léi féin inniu, níl sí i mbarr a maitheasa inniu 2 slightly unwellhe's out of sorts níl sé i mbarr a mhaitheasa, níl sé ar fónamh

sort of

1 informal a bitI'm sort of worried about him tá mé cineál buartha faoi, tá saghas imní orm faoiyou're sort of like your first cousin tá tú saghas cosúil le do chol ceathrairI have a sort of hazy recollection of it tá cineál de mhearchuimhne agam airI was sort of practising on him bhí mé cineál ag cleachtadh air 2 to some extent'Aren't you tired?' 'Sort of.' 'Nach bhfuil tú tuirseach?' 'Tá, cineál.'; 'Nach bhfuil tú tuirseach?' 'Tá, ábhairín.' 3 used as fillerand are you, sort of, going out with him? agus an bhfuil tú, mar a déarfá, ag siúl amach leis?

to sort out the men from the boys

(also

to sort the men from the boys

) na caoirigh a scaradh ó na huain

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