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    sort of

    Hi,
    I'm reading Cambridge Objective First (FCE), I have faced an expression which is not familiar to me!
    Unit 5 (Listening part): "At first, I noticed that it sort of shook but it started to go down."
    or in the other part: "It sort of jumped out at me."

    Generally after "sort of" we have noun or -ing form.
    Could I ask you to describe more about these expressions.
    Thanks.

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    Re: sort of

    I know of no rule that suggests that a noun or -ing word should follow "sort of".

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