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    Exclaimation to a named object?

    When I listen to some song really good, I may say "What a good song!". Another expression is "This song is so good", what about the difference? I think the former is a real exclaimative sentence. Now I want to express the sentence "The song 'Until you' sounds very well" with an exclaimative sense, how can I say? "What a good song, Until you!" or "How good the song 'Until you' is!" or anything else?
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    Re: Exclaimation to a named object?

    Quote Originally Posted by crazYgeeK View Post
    When I listen to some song really good, I may say "What a good song!". Another expression is "This song is so good", what about the difference? I think the former is a real exclaimative sentence. Now I want to express the sentence "The song 'Until you' sounds very well" with an exclaimative sense, how can I say? "What a good song, Until you!" or "How good the song 'Until you' is!" or anything else?
    Thank you so much!

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    (1) I think that you can exclaim:


    What a good/great song "Until You" is!

    (2) I think that there is a difference between "What a good song [it is]!"

    and "This song is so good."

    (a) I believe that when you use "so," it is usually necessary to complete it

    with a that- clause:

    This song is so good that I want to listen to it 24 hours a day.

    This song is so fantastic that I forget everything else.

    This song is so awesome that I hum it everywhere I go.



    Respectfully yours,


    James

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    Re: Exclaimation to a named object?

    Quote Originally Posted by TheParser View Post
    (a) I believe that when you use "so," it is usually necessary to complete it

    with a that- clause:

    This song is so good that I want to listen to it 24 hours a day.
    No. 'So' meaning 'very' has perhaps become more common in recent years, but expressions such as 'You're so kind' have been around for a long time.

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