Exactly what sort of sacrifice are we talking about, and on whose behalf?
“I always want to be a sort of bad-ass, and I always come out smelling like a wildflower,” she told me.
It was a white-on-white shooting of the sort that often goes unpublicized in a state riven by racial tensions.
Unfortunaely, Obamacare made that sort of coverage functionally illegal.
She had this really creepy expression that sort of creeped me out.
"I'll do nothing of the sort," said Travail, starting to back away.
He found that the sand rose gradually into a sort of drift or bank.
Now, just imagine if you said anything of that sort to the Wilcoxes.
But Hope is, though a very happy man, not this sort of privileged person.
And of Christians of any sort or condition there were none in all Tetuan.
late 14c., from Old French sorte "class, kind," from Latin sortem (nominative sors) "lot; fate, destiny; share, portion; rank, category; sex, class, oracular response, prophecy," from PIE root *ser- (3) "to line up" (cf. Latin serere "to arrange, attach, join;" see series). The sense evolution in Vulgar Latin is from "what is allotted to one by fate," to "fortune, condition," to "rank, class, order." Out of sorts "not in usual good condition" is attested from 1620s, with literal sense of "out of stock."
Sorting is the subject of a great deal of study since it is a common operation which can consume a lot of computer time. There are many well-known sorting algorithms with different time and space behaviour and programming complexity.
Examples are quicksort, insertion sort, bubble sort, heap sort, and tree sort. These employ many different data structures to store sorted data, such as arrays, linked lists, and binary trees.
Unix manual page: sort(1).