SO Vs. SUCH – English Grammar Lesson

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Check out this short paragraph:
It’s been raining all week. Everything is so wet. All of this rain every day is such a nuisance. There was such a mess everywhere. I am so tired of this terrible weather. I wish it would stop.

Take a look at the opening paragraph above, and you notice I used both so and such.  Today we’ll continue talking about English grammar by looking at so and such.

We use so followed by an adjective.  In this case, the meaning of so is “very.” Here are some examples:

  • I was so tired after working out today I fell asleep at 9PM.
  • That movie was so exciting!
  • Bob is so nice, everyone likes him.

We use such followed by a noun or a noun phrase.  In this case, the meaning of such is also “very.” Here are some examples:

  • Bob is such a gentleman. Everyone likes him.
  • I had such a tiring workout today I fell asleep at 9PM
  • That was such an exciting move! I’m glad we went.

Be careful of these common mistakes

  • Bob is so nice guy….should be Bob is such a nice guy.
  • New York is so exciting city….should be New York is such an exciting city.

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