In BBC’s Sherlock series I heard a sentence like this: We are allhere. I can’t figure out its meaning. So what does mean here? Thank you.
The wordis one of the most frequently used words by native speakers of English. For example in the following short dialogue between William and Yang Li the word sorted propped up four times.
Li: Hi Will!
William: (distracted) Oh hi Li… er… sorry, I’m a bit busy right now.
Li: What’s the matter? Is there something I can help you with?
William said he is going to give his desk a good sort out.
William: Um… not really. I’m… just trying to sort out the team outing for next week and it’s proving quite tricky.
Li: Oh, that surprises me, William. That is exactly the sort of little job you normally enjoy!
William: Yes, well, I’ve lost the menu the restaurant sent me. I had it here somewhere (rummaging through papers). I just don’t know where it’s got to…
Li: Wow, William, your desk is quite untidy…
William: Yeah yeah, I know. When I’ve finally finished this I’ll have a good old sort out. Ah! Here it is! Now, I just need to stick this on the wall… and send a quick email. Right, sorted!…
This is only half of their conversation but can you figure out the meaning of the word sort/sorted in each case? No? Don’t worry, Kate and Yang Li will sort you out!
杨莉和 Kate Colin 将通过一段生活对话中的大量例句来讲解 sort/sorted 的不同意思和。
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