Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. Emiliano Zapata es el tipo de caudillo cambio de divisas por los muralistas mexicanos. Emiliano Zapata is the preferred leadership emblem of the Mexican muralists. Con su galanura y buen tipo atraía a todas las mujeres.
He attracted all the women with his elegance and attractive build. Qué tipo de música te gusta? What kind of music do you like? Me incomoda la sola presencia de ese tipo. Just the presence of that bloke makes me uncomfortable. Qué tipo de manzana se cosecha a finales de verano? What type of apple is harvested at the end of summer?
Describes a noun or pronoun–for example, “a tall girl,” “an interesting book,” “a big house. Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence–for example, “a picture of John,” “She walked from my house to yours. I want a job similar to an executive. I want a job like an executive.