some kind/sort/type of

idiom

used to indicate that the speaker is referring to a range of items that could fit a description
I need some kind/sort/type of fastener.

Examples of some kind/sort/type of in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Second, a quick look at the company’s financial statements gives the lie to its claim that shareholder resolutions are some sort of cataclysmic burden. Michael Hiltzik, Los Angeles Times, 14 May 2024 Bartholomew argues a more sensible regulation would strike some sort of middle ground, and give the heirs of dead artists around 20 years to control their digital replicas. Greg Rosalsky, NPR, 14 May 2024 On Wednesday and Thursday, about 220 million people were under some sort of severe weather risk, said Matthew Elliott, a Storm Prediction Center forecaster. CBS News, 10 May 2024 This is not an attempt to diminish what Dortmund has done, or to suggest its uplifting, inspiring run to the final is some sort of fluke. Rory Smith, New York Times, 10 May 2024 The founders point to the culture shift around fertility treatment as a model: 46% of companies with more than 500 employees now provide some sort of coverage for IVF, according to a survey from Mercer. Eliana Dockterman, TIME, 8 May 2024 There were 347 families, including 685 children, among the homeless counted, though most – 291 – were in some sort of shelter. Destiny Torres, Orange County Register, 8 May 2024 Also, electrolytes to stay hydrated or some sort of collagen beauty powder or something. Meredith Lepore, Travel + Leisure, 7 May 2024 And those in the industry are sure hoping that there’s some sort of carve-out for their service fees. Tori Latham, Robb Report, 6 May 2024

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“Some kind/sort/type of.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/some%20kind%2Fsort%2Ftype%20of. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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