It takes all sorts

It takes all sorts (to make a world.) something that you say which means that all people are different and even strange people should be accepted.

Now the couple next door, they go swimming in the sea in the middle of winter. Well, it takes all sorts, as they say.


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  • it takes all sorts to make a world — 1620 T. SHELTON tr. Cervantes’ Don Quixote II. vi. In the world there must bee of all sorts. 1767 S. JOHNSON Letter 17 Nov. (1952) I. 194 Some Lady surely might be found..in whose fidelity you might repose. The World, says Locke, has people of… …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • it takes all sorts (to make a world) — spoken phrase used for saying that you find someone’s behaviour surprising or strange but you will accept it ‘I love rainy days!’ ‘Well, it takes all sorts.’ Thesaurus: ways of saying that you are surprised or shockedsynonym Main entry: take * *… …   Useful english dictionary

  • It takes all sorts to make a world. — It takes all sorts (to make a world.) something that you say which means that all people are different and even strange people should be accepted. Now the couple next door, they go swimming in the sea in the middle of winter. Well, it takes all… …   New idioms dictionary

  • it takes all sorts to make a world — ► it takes all sorts to make a world proverb people vary greatly in character, tastes, and abilities (implying that one should be tolerant of strange behaviour). Main Entry: ↑sort …   English terms dictionary

  • it takes all kinds to make a world — Diversity is essential the world would be incomplete if everyone were alike.( It takes all sorts to make a world is also used.) …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • all — see all good things must come to an end it takes all sorts to make a world all things are possible with God all things come to those who wait all’s for the best in the best of all possible worlds all cats are grey in the dark …   Proverbs new dictionary

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  • Oxford Dictionary of Proverbs, Thematic Index — absence absence makes the heart grow fonder he who is absent is always in the wrong the best of friends must part blue are the hills that are far away distance lends enchantment to the view out of sight, out of mind …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • sort — sort1 W1S1 [so:t US so:rt] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(type/kind)¦ 2 sort of 3 of sorts/of a sort 4 sort of thing 5 what sort of ...? 6 nothing of the sort 7¦(person)¦ 8 it takes all sorts (to make a world) 9¦(computer)¦ 10¦(ill/ …   Dictionary of contemporary English


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