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    oh-so

    Dear teachers,

    what nuance does the ''oh-so'' part add to the line as in e.g. ''Did it turn out to be an oh-so-night'' or In today’s 21st-century food-and-wine free-for-all do you think that all these oh-so-particular pairings are anything other than entertainment ?

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    Re: oh-so

    It's an intensifier, though often used ironically- like here, where I think that the writer is saying that these supposedly special food/wine pairings shouldn't be taken seriously.

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    Re: oh-so

    Thanks! Oh-so major worries about nothing, right?=)

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    Re: oh-so

    Is this the new "so-so"?

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