some sort of (something)

The phrase "some sort of ___" is useful for describing something that you can't identify exactly. For example, if you have a strange skin problem, you can say:

I've developed some sort of rash.

If you see a man in a park who's punching and kicking the air, you can describe his actions like this:

He looks like he's practicing some sort of martial arts.

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