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    kind of

    he kind of remembers me style of yours. what is kind of role in the beginning of sentence? does it make any difference if i change its place in that sentence? and type of, kind of and sort of are exactly meaning the same mean under every circumstances.

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    Re: kind of

    First, it could be stated as, "He kind of reminds me of your style" and "sort of" could be used in place of "kind of" but not "type of" in this context. You could say, "He is the type of person that kind of(or "sort of") reminds me of you". "Kind of" and "sort of" in this usage mean slightly or a little.

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    Re: kind of

    I think 'kind of' and 'sort of' are used interchangeably, but not 'type of'.
    I kind of thought it would happen.
    I'm sort of glad things happened the way they did.

    But I don't understand your first sentence. Do you mean 'He kind of remembers the style of yours'? Or '... reminded me...'?

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    Re: kind of

    I think that somehow would be much better in this context.

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    #5

    Re: kind of

    I think "somewhat" or "to some degree" would be a better choice than "somehow."

    "Somehow" implies that you can't identify what it is that reminds you it's just a vague sense.

    The others show that the resemblance is not complete, which is said informally as "kind of" or "sort of."
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Re: kind of

    Quote Originally Posted by IHIVG View Post
    I think 'kind of' and 'sort of' are used interchangeably, but not 'type of'.
    I kind of thought it would happen.
    I'm sort of glad things happened the way they did.

    But I don't understand your first sentence. Do you mean 'He kind of remembers the style of yours'? Or '... reminded me...'?
    i guess my friend tried to say that his style is similar to mine

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