of the sort

of the sort

A: "Did you tell Mary that we were buying her a puppy for her birthday?" B: "I said nothing of the sort! I just asked her if it was something she might like." A: "I just heard there's going to be a round of layoffs across the entire company!" B: "Hmm, I've been expecting something of the sort for a while now." A: "Did you tell Mary that we were buying her a puppy for her birthday?" B: "I said nothing of the sort! I just asked her if it was something she might like."
See also: of, sort

something of the sort

something of the kind just mentioned. The tree isn't exactly a spruce tree, just something of the sort. Jane has a cold or something of the sort.
See also: of, sort
References in classic literature ?
She says `There is nobody staying with us,' meaning nobody of the sort you mean.
Orderl is the direction of the sort. Note that the choices are XLAscending or XLDescending-the first two characters in both are the letters x and l, not an x followed by the number 1.
Degrade is shown in Figure 5 as a function of the sort initial MC.
The normalized MC-basis steps valid for all of the sorts were determined from the average MC of unsorted lumber measured at the end of each time-based step.
Results of the study showed the students had significant increase in their reading grade level, fluency, vocabulary, reading accuracy, comprehension, and reading speed as a result of the Sort Stories curriculum.
He regards moralizing as a kind of mandating, speaks of "the effect of coercion in the politics of shame," and refers to the "deep coerciveness" of the sort of thinking that privileges marriage.
All four sets of the SORT were administered with both immediate and delayed (half hour) recall.
Click the Options button in the lower left corner of the Sort dialog.
Since x = 0, the maximum value will always be moved up at each clock cycle [23] enabling real-time transmission of the sorted items (through the M-bit output) in ascending order.
But in order to obtain sufficient and constant quality of the sorted paper fractions, it is essential to organize the sorting processes more efficiently, automate them as far as possible and provide them with suitable quality checks.
So too, The Treasure of the Sierra Madre, A Touch of Evil, and Amadeus paint frightening pictures of the sorts of people we are capable of becoming when our demons gain control.
Convection explains the size and regularity of the sorted patterns, but it doesn't really address the question of how the larger stones are sorted from the fine soil.
"Generally, they might take a representative sample of the sorted material, looking at the high-value elements in order to calculate price."
The basic service consists in carrying out the following operations for all the packages: - starting the sorting conveyor (semi-mechanized), - recovering the containers to be sorted on the dedicated storage areas, - emptying the containers Containers on the sorting conveyor, - computer management of parcels with the affixing of a sorting aid label and a taxation, - sorting of the packages in the appropriate outlets, identification of the containers with The appropriate signage, - the storage of the sorted containers on the dedicated areas.
The sorting center will meet the technical requirements and measurable performance, mainly - Sorting Flow- Utilization of the sorting chain- Level of purity of the sorted materials- Capture rates of recyclable materials- Improvement of working conditionsthe market also provides sorting selective collection before, during and after construction.