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  1. moniki's Avatar
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    difference between: as serious as/so serious as

    Hello there, I would like to know when to use correctly as (ex. serious) as, and when to use so (ex. serious) as.Thank you very much in advance.

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    Re: difference between: as serious as/so serious as

    The meanings are identical; 'so' more frequently appears in negative utterances:

    This is as serious as that.
    That is not so serious as this.

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