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    What is the meaning of 'so' in this sentence? 'Passions are high, dangerously so.'

    What is the grammar in this sentence? Does it use the inversion?
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    Re: What is the meaning of 'so' in this sentence? 'Passions are high, dangerously so.

    It takes the place of "high."
    Passions are high - they are dangerously high.

    Did the line move slowly?
    Yes, agonizingly so. -- The line moved agonizingly slowly.
    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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