not the type

idiom

: not a particular kind of person
Her mother is not the type to complain.

Examples of not the type in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Rodney said his brother was not the type of person to back down. Michael Kaplan, CBS News, 17 May 2024 Head coach Knute Kraus, who was a star defenseman at Salisbury from 2012 to 2015 and was asked by Rodriguez to take over, said his former groomsman is not the type to give up. Edward Lee, Baltimore Sun, 7 May 2024 But there is different information stored for an average student that is likely not the type of information used to fraudulently file taxes, Neuman said. Nathan Solis, Los Angeles Times, 26 Apr. 2024 Alex Sharp is not the type to stay in one place for long. Ian Malone, Vogue, 21 Mar. 2024 See all Example Sentences for not the type 

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“Not the type.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/not%20the%20type. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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