Re: lot on my plate
As bill said, it's fine, though 'as such' normally follows a noun. I am a believer in fairies. As such, I object to your condescending attitude towards the fair folk.
Originally Posted by thomas615
As the meaning of 'have a lot on one's plate is clear, to most speaker's of BrE at least, there is no need for the part of your sentence I have coloured red. In a more formal letter I would use only the part I have coloured green, joining the two parts with 'so'
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