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    such/so

    Which is correct:

    1-I can't believe that someone can acheive so much in such little time.
    2-I can't believe that someone can acheive so much in so little time.

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    Re: such/so

    Quote Originally Posted by navi tasan View Post
    Which is correct:

    1-I can't believe that someone can acheive so much in such little time.
    2-I can't believe that someone can acheive so much in so little time.
    Sentence 2 is correct.

    However, it could also be worded "I can't believe that someone can achieve so much in such a short time".

    Note correct spelling of achieve! It follows the famous rule "i before e except after c".

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    Re: such/so

    Thanks emsr2d2.

    One more question.
    Are these correct:

    3-I can't believe you gave him so little money.
    4-I can't believe you managed to succeed with so little effort.

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    Re: such/so

    Quote Originally Posted by navi tasan View Post
    Thanks emsr2d2.

    One more question.
    Are these correct:

    3-I can't believe you gave him so little money.
    4-I can't believe you managed to succeed with so little effort.
    Yes, they are quite correct.

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