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    I'm feeling/I feel so-so ?

    When being asked : "How do you feel ?", can one both say "I feel so-so" as well as "I'm feeling so-so" ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ph2004 View Post
    When being asked : "How do you feel ?", can one both say "I feel so-so" as well as "I'm feeling so-so" ?
    "I feel bad/uncomfortable." is a quite normal answer but you can also say; I am feeling a bit uneasy.

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    Re: I'm feeling/I feel so-so ?

    But can't I say : "I feel so-so." ? Anything wrong with that ?

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    Exclamation Re: I'm feeling/I feel so-so ?

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    But can't I say : "I feel so-so." ? Anything wrong with that ?
    You can say so. After all like ‘bad’ and ‘uneasy’ so-so’ is also an adjective meaning; neither good nor bad. It is a neutral answer.

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    Re: I'm feeling/I feel so-so ?

    One more question : both "I feel so-so" and "I'm feeling so-so" are okay ?

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    Re: I'm feeling/I feel so-so ?

    "I feel so-so" is an acceptable phrase, but you are more likely to hear, "I'm feeling so-so" on being asked that question.

    The response is usually accompanied by a hand gesture: arm slightly extended outwards with palm flat towards the ground and rotating (like a boat gently rocking left and right).

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    Re: I'm feeling/I feel so-so ?

    Quote Originally Posted by ph2004 View Post
    When being asked : "How do you feel ?", can one both say "I feel so-so" as well as "I'm feeling so-so" ?
    ***** NOT A TEACHER *****

    (1) It is NOT important, but I thought that you would like to know that many (most?) Americans don't use the hyphen.

    (2) To many (most?) Americans, it looks strange.

    (3) TOM: How are you?/ MONA: So so. (adjective)

    (4) SUE: How well does George speak English? / TAMMY: So so. (adverb)

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