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What kind of person is she?
Many people like to try lots of different kinds of food.
We’ve all had disappointments of some kind.
There are no footnotes of any kind in the text.
Francis taught me all kinds of stuff.
Terry was more comfortable with his own kind.
The loan of the car was a payment in kind.
Many companies have donated gifts in kind.
They responded in kind, threatening to ban imports from Japan.
It kind of brings up an issue we talked about at the first meeting.
He was kind of strange, but I liked him.
My Aunt Mary is one of a kind. She’s eighty, and not afraid of anything.
I’m not surprised they’re friends, they’re two of a kind.
The bridge is the largest of its kind in the world.
sculptures that are some of the best examples of their kind
I guess I’m not the marrying kind.
He’s not the kind of guy to get into trouble.
This is the American English definition of kind. View British English definition of kind.
a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …add a word
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