of the sort


: like the person or thing mentioned
"You said you didn't like him." "I said nothing of the sort."
I would like to go to a movie or a concert, or something of the sort.

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Gamers are wary of having their experience ruined, and many game developers are afraid of the sort of negative publicity that has resulted from poor or cynical implementations in the past. Mark Soares, Rolling Stone, 31 May 2023 The orchestra gave him its all, with especially eloquent solos from oboist Erin Hannigan and clarinetist Gregory Raden. Ligeti, who lived from 1923 to 2006, became known for dense avant-garde scores, but there’s nothing of the sort in the early Romanian Concerto. Scott Cantrell, Dallas News, 27 May 2023 Vast multiseason dramatic serials of the sort that monopolized the first decade and a half of this century (from The Sopranos to Breaking Bad and Mad Men) have seen the balance of power decidedly shift. Phillip Maciak, The New Republic, 26 May 2023 The pièce de résistance of the new building, however, is Invisible Worlds, a 3D immersive experience of the sort that has been employed at the AMNH’s Hayden Planetarium for the past two decades. Martin Filler, The New York Review of Books, 22 May 2023 Some pieces of the costumes are exhibited by themselves, as is a replica of the sort of iron collar forced around the necks of enslaved Africans. Mark Jenkins, Washington Post, 17 May 2023 But some coffee stores are trialing a system of the sort. Quartz Staff, Quartz, 16 May 2023 Building a true intelligence of the sort that lives inside a robot is a grand challenge. IEEE Spectrum, 16 May 2023 Foiling is but one example of the sort of innovation that characterized jewelry in Georgian England. Leena Kim, Town & Country, 12 May 2023 See More

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“Of the sort.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/of%20the%20sort. Accessed 5 Jun. 2023.

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