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    Question about 'so do I'

    Hi Teachers,
    Can I say that 'so do I' is an informal expression used in conversations to express the same idea or opinion?

    Example:
    A: I hope the police catch him.
    B: Yes, so do I.


    Thanks in advance

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    Re: Question about 'so do I'

    NOT A TEACHER


    B: So do I. / I do, too. / Me, too.

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    Re: Question about 'so do I'

    Whilst it is not used in formal writing or very formal speech, I would not call it 'informal.. It is acceptable in all levels of conversation, in my opinion.

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    Re: Question about 'so do I'

    Quote Originally Posted by 5jj View Post
    Whilst it is not used in formal writing or very formal speech, I would not call it 'informal.. It is acceptable in all levels of conversation, in my opinion.
    Thank you for your opinion.

    Best,
    Learning

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    Re: Question about 'so do I'

    I'd say "I do too" is more formal than "me too."
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Re: Question about 'so do I'

    Quote Originally Posted by Barb_D View Post
    I'd say "I do too" is more formal than "me too."
    So would I.

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    Re: Question about 'so do I'

    Quote Originally Posted by Barb_D View Post
    I'd say "I do too" is more formal than "me too."
    Me too!

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