Coal mining is a damn good paying job—60, 70, 80 grand a year—that “just sorta sticks to you after a while,” as Scotty put it.
He was injured—kinda, sorta, barely—and he brushed it aside.
Oddly, an ad that threatens other people to stop drinking milk lest their kid end up like my kid just sorta rubs me the wrong way.
We take a John's license plate when a girl goes on a date in case she don't come back, that sorta thing.
He kinda, sorta, in a way suggested that he might consider, potentially, possibly coming clean—in April.
I'm mostly stronger on hindsight than I am on foresight, but this hyar's onct I sorta lined 'em both up an' got a good bead.
I knowed I was one year older than she was and it sorta riled me for her to talk about it.
It's sorta like having a piece of God round with you all the time watching you.
Jardine and Bangs—well, they're—they were sorta friends of mine.
Old mistress was sorta good to us but old master was the devil.
Wretched; worthless; inferior; half-assed: this one kid, and he was a sorry shit/ The reputation of the Barclay has been one of sorry-ass service/ One more sorry-ass useless killing (entry form 1250+, variant 1970s+)