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    adj.

    Hello,

    -You are beautiful so much.
    -You are clever too much.

    As a native person, do they seem incorrent to you when 'so much' and 'too much' are used after any adj. ?

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    Re: adj.

    They are incorrect. These terms are never normally used after an adjective.
    The correct way of expressing these sentences would be:

    "You are so beautiful", or "You are so very beautiful".
    "You are too clever", or "You are far too clever".
    I'm not a teacher of English, but I have spoken it for (almost) all of my life....

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    #3

    Re: adj.

    Recently, you posted a few other threads along the same lines. I refer you back to: http://www.usingenglish.com/forum/as...tml#post956656 and the other thread that is linked to in post #2 of that thread.
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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    #4

    Re: adj.

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    Recently, you posted a few other threads along the same lines.
    Well spotted, ems.

    If you are still in anyway unclear about this, aysaa, please ask any follow-up questions in this thread; we don't need any more threads on this topic.

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