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sort outTo clarify by reviewing mentally.
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sort outTo attack physically.
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sort outTo fix, as a problem.
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sort ofApproximately; in a way; partially; not quite; somewhat.
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sort oneself outTo calm down emotionally.
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sort oneself outTo organize or solve one's personal problems.
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sort outTo organise or separate into groups, as a collection of items, so as to make tidy.
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sort outTo separate from the remainder of a group; often construed with from.
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death spiralThe situation or course of action of one who is on a path toward some sort of inevitable catastrophic failure.
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dope sheetA publication, updated very frequently and used by people who make horse racing wagers, which summarizes information about the horses running in specific races; a publication which provides background information and/or predictions used by people wagering on any sort of competition.
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drain the swamp when up to one's neck in alligators(idiomatic) When performing a long and complex task, and when you've gotten utterly immersed in secondary and tertiary unexpected tangential subtasks, it's easy to lose sight of the initial objective. This sort of distraction can be particularly problematic if the all-consuming subtask or sub-subtask is not, after all, particularly vital to the original, primary goal, but ends up sucking up time and resources (out of all proportion to its actual importance) only because it seems so urgent.
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first rateSuperb, exceptional; of the best sort; very high quality.
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it's all grist to the millEverything referred to in the present context has some sort of use.1999, Simon Blackburn, Think: A Compelling Introduction to Philosophy (Oxford University Press paperback, ISBN 0199690871), ch. 7 section 6: "Kant
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kind ofSlightly; somewhat; sort of.
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lucky breakA stroke of luck; a fortunate event, particularly of the sort that propels one to success, fame, etc.
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take it awayTo begin, especially used to launch a performance of some sort (usually imperative and/or exclamatory).
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there is nothing new under the sunThere is nothing truly novel in existence. Every new idea has some sort of precedent or echo from the past.
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what goes around comes aroundThe status eventually returns to its original value after completing some sort of cycle.A person's actions, whether good or bad, will often have consequences for that person.
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world-beaterSomeone or something superior to all others of its sort.
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