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    So was mine

    When you top off a conversation you say:

    "It's been a pleasure!"

    The reply would be "So was mine". We use Past Simple here?

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    Re: So was mine

    Quote Originally Posted by ostap77 View Post
    When you top off a conversation you say:

    "It's been a pleasure!"

    The reply would be "So was mine". We use Past Simple here?
    No, "so was mine" is not correct. There are a couple of possibilities:
    "Likewise" , informal.
    "The pleasure was all mine" more formal.

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    Re: So was mine

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    No, "so was mine" is not correct. There are a couple of possibilities:
    "Likewise" , informal.
    "The pleasure was all mine" more formal.
    Thanks.

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    Re: So was mine

    'So was mine' could only be used if 'pleasure' was the subject of the first sentence, and then only if it was qualified by an adjective. So this would be possible (if unlikely):

    My pleasure was unbounded.
    So was mine.

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    Re: So was mine

    Quote Originally Posted by BobK View Post
    'So was mine' could only be used if 'pleasure' was the subject of the first sentence, and then only if it was qualified by an adjective. So this would be possible (if unlikely):

    My pleasure was unbounded.
    So was mine.

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    Thank you.

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