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    TEACHER

    Hello!!
    I know your time is valuable! So is mine!Can u pls explain it to me why it is grammatically correct? Where is the subject? shouldn't be So IT'S MINE?

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    Re: TEACHER

    Quote Originally Posted by ramonel View Post
    Hello!!
    I know your time is valuable! So is mine!Can u pls explain it to me why it is grammatically correct? Where is the subject? shouldn't be So IT'S MINE?
    N.A.T.

    Welcome to the forums.
    I know time is valuable nowadays, but please pay more attention on using full words (u or pls is not an English word) and correct punctuation.

    "So is mine" is a correct sentence. A teacher can give you more information.
    Last edited by Michael84; 23-Jun-2011 at 16:30. Reason: typo

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    Re: TEACHER

    Quote Originally Posted by ramonel View Post
    Hello!!
    I know your time is valuable! So is mine!Can u pls explain it to me why it is grammatically correct? Where is the subject? shouldn't be So IT'S MINE?
    "So is mine." This means "Mine is too", "Mine is also"

    A: My car is red.
    B: So is mine. (My car is also red.)

    The subject is 'mine'. The verb is 'is'. 'So' is an adverb.

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    Re: TEACHER

    Quote Originally Posted by ramonel View Post
    Hello!!
    I know your time is valuable! So is mine!Can u pls explain it to me why it is grammatically correct? Where is the subject? shouldn't be So IT'S MINE?
    "So is mine" is considered a "tag" statement when it immediately follows a statement to which it refers and depends upon for understanding. Also, your suggestion, "So it's mine", is not correct.

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