it has a kind of

it has a kind of
it has a sort of, it has a certain

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  • kind — kind1 [ kaınd ] noun *** 1. ) count a type of person or thing: kind of: What kind of person is she? different kinds of: Many people like to try lots of different kinds of food. of some kind: We ve all had disappointments of some kind. of any kind …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • kind — I UK [kaɪnd] / US noun Word forms kind : singular kind plural kinds *** 1) [countable] a type of person or thing kind of: What kind of person is she? different kinds of: Many people like to try lots of different kinds of food. of some kind: We ve …   English dictionary

  • kind — Of its kind is too often used as a meaningless hedge: • Then the Harrogate Crime Writing Festival was launched, which has grown to become the most successful of its kind in the UK Independent on Sunday, 2007. Here, the kind of festival in… …   Modern English usage

  • kind of — kind of, sort of 1. These expressions mean much the same, and share the same grammatical problems. (The issues raised here seem to occur less often in practice with the third alternative, type of.) There is less of a problem when kind of is… …   Modern English usage

  • kind\ of — • kind of • sort of adv. phr. informal Almost but not quite; rather. A guinea pig looks kind of like a rabbit, but it has short ears. Bob was kind of tired when he finished the job. The teacher sort of frowned but then smiled. Mary wouldn t tell… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • Kind Hearts for Charitable Human Development — Kind Hearts for Charitable Human Development, or shortly KindHearts, is a non governmental organization operating out of Toledo, Ohio. The United States Department of the Treasury blocked accounts of KindHearts pending investigation, an NGO… …   Wikipedia

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  • kind — kind1 W1S1 [kaınd] n [: Old English; Origin: cynd] 1.) [U and C] one of the different types of a person or thing that belong to the same group = ↑sort, ↑type kind of ▪ They sell all kinds of things. ▪ The flowers attract several different kinds… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • kind — 1 /kaInd/ noun 1 (C) a type or sort or person or thing (+ of): What kind of fish is this? | Are you in some kind of trouble? | victimization of the worst kind | all kinds of: They sell all kinds of different things. | of this kind: Operations of… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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