So and Such

 

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When should we use So, and when should we use Such?

We use So after an adjective. In grammar, we call this Intensifier. It makes the adjective more intense, or stronger. We will discuss Intensifiers in another blog post.

 Compare:

This ramen is delicious.

This ramen is so delicious. How did you cook this? What ingredients did you use?

In the second sentence, the degree of the adjective Delicious became stronger, or more intense.

Other examples:

She is pretty.

She is so pretty. (She is very pretty.)

 I had a great time at the party last night. The hosts were so accommodating. (The hosts were very accommodating.)

 

We use SUCH + Noun

 Compare:

She is so pretty.

She is such a pretty woman.

 Note: We say A pretty woman because the Noun Woman is Singular.

 Compare:

They are such pretty women.

(We should not use A because the word Women is Plural.

 More examples:

Canada is a beautiful country.

Canada is such a beautiful country.

This TV show is so boring.

This is such a boring TV show.

 

But NOT: This is so boring TV show.= This is wrong, don’t construct your sentence this way.

 My teacher is so mean. She shouted at me in front of my classmates when I asked her to repeat her explanation. She is such a mean human.

 

 Japanese Explanation by Google Translate:

いつSo使用する必要があり、いつSuch使用する必要がありますか?

 形容詞So使用します。文法では、これを強意語びます。形容詞をよりく、またはよりくします。インテンシファイアについては、のブログ投稿説明します。

 比較

This ramen is delicious.

This ramen is so delicious. How did you cook this? What ingredients did you use?

2番目では、形容詞Delicious程度くなったり、くなったりしました。

 します。

She is pretty.

She is so pretty. (She is very pretty.)

 I had a great time at the party last night. The hosts were so accommodating. (The hosts were very accommodating.)

 SUCH +名詞使用します

 比較

She is so pretty.

She is such a pretty woman.

 名詞女性単数であるため、きれいな女性います。

Compare:

They are such pretty women.

(Womenという単語数形であるため、A使用しないでください。)

 その

Canada is a beautiful country.

Canada is such a beautiful country.

 This TV show is so boring.

This is such a boring TV show.

 だがしかし:This is so boring TV show.= これは間違っています。このように構成しないでください。

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