pl n
  1. a mixture, esp a mixture of liquorice sweets

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How to use all-sorts in a sentence

  • "Quite a bundle of all-sorts on the opposite counter there," I said to the woman, as I paid her for the candles.

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  • I can prepare for and put up with a regularly bad day, but these ha'porth-of-all-sorts kind of days do not suit me.

  • We've got six or eight all-sorts, some awake and some asleep, but I suppose we shall have to let 'em go again.

  • He found the bar-room crowded, but not with the usual Regatta Night throng of all-sorts.

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  • Of course he had been sent to live at the "men's hut" amongst the all-sorts that at shearing season crowd that unsavoury abode.

Other Idioms and Phrases with all-sorts


see all kinds.

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