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    what is so called?

    I don't understand where to use so called..

    sometime it feels completely unnecessary to use so called...

    Does that mean something?

    Does it express some kind of feeling?

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    Re: what is so called?

    Quote Originally Posted by hitesh70 View Post
    I don't understand where to use "so called".

    Sometimes it feels completely unnecessary to use "so called".
    Sometimes it is completely unnecessary and adds little to a sentence. Sometimes it's more important. Context, as usual, is vital.

    These so-called actors are just waiters who have an interest in amateur dramatics = These people who refer to themselves (or are sometimes referred to as actors) are simply waiters who want to be actors.

    The so-called superbugs have killed thousands of people in the last few years = The bugs which are commonly known as superbugs have killed thousands of people in the last few years.
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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