Translations for SOsoʊ

1

so(adverb)

(used in several types of sentence to express degree) to this extent, or to such an extent

`The snake was about so long,' he said, holding his hands about a metre apart; Don't get so worried!; She was so pleased with his progress in school that she bought him a new bicycle; They couldn't all get into the room, there were so many of them; He departed without so much as (= without even) a goodbye; You've been so (= very) kind to me!; Thank you so much!

2

so(adverb)

(used to express manner) in this/that way

As you hope to be treated by others, so you must treat them; He likes everything to be (arranged) just so (= in one particular and precise way); It so happens that I have to go to an important meeting tonight.

3

so(adverb)

(used in place of a word, phrase etc previously used, or something previously stated) as already indicated

`Are you really leaving your job?' `Yes, I've already told you / said so'; `Is she arriving tomorrow?' `Yes, I hope so'; If you haven't read the notice, please do so now; `Is that so (= true)?' `Yes, it's really so'; `Was your father angry?' `Yes, even more so than I was expecting; – in fact, so much so that he refused to speak to me all day!

4

so(adverb)

in the same way; also

`I hope we'll meet again.' `So do I.'; She has a lot of money and so has her husband.

5

so(adverb)

(used to express agreement or confirmation) indeed

`You said you were going shopping today.' `So I did, but I've changed my mind.'; `You'll need this book tomorrow, won't you?' `So I will.'

6

so(conjunction)

(and) therefore

John had a bad cold, so I took him to the doctor; `So you think you'd like this job, then?' `Yes.'; And so they got married and lived happily ever after.

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

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