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    #1

    do it or do so

    Is there any difference as to " do it" and "do so" when we refer to a thing or action mentioned before?

    The following example:
    When her husband passed away(died), her children suggested that she move to a "senior living community." A gregarious and life-loving person, Thelma decided to do 1 .
    A. it B. so C. this

    I think both A and B are right.

    Thanks for your help!

    Jason

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    Re: do it or do so

    A, B and C are all correct.
    I'm not a teacher of English, but I have spoken it for (almost) all of my life....

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    #3

    Re: do it or do so

    Quote Originally Posted by jasonlulu_2000 View Post
    Is there any difference as to " do it" and "do so" when we refer to a thing or action mentioned before?

    The following example:
    When her husband passed away(died), her children suggested that she move to a "senior living community." A gregarious and life-loving person, Thelma decided to do 1 .
    A. it B. so C. this

    I think both A and B are right.

    Thanks for your help!

    Jason
    I agree with Grumpy, but I think C would be better as "that".

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