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    Smile a question on the word "so"

    here is a conversation between a father and a son:

    son: Father, you promised!
    Father: Yes, _______ . But it was you who didn't keep your word first.

    what should be put into the blank? "so did I" or "so I did", and why?

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    Re: a question on the word "so"

    So I did= it's true that I did


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    Re: a question on the word "so"

    The answer is "so I did" (as tdol was saying).

    'So did I' = the same way did I = I did the same thing --> I promised too (like someone else did).

    'So did I' would not work here since the "son" does not mention anyone else, only his father.

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    Doris

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