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    so....

    is 'so' a conjunction or an adverbial?

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    #2

    Re: so....

    It's used as a conjunction and as an intensifier. Example (as an intensifier):
    I am so busy that I can't talk right now. I'll call you later when I have time.


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    oh okay, so, for instance;
    I was so busy, so I told him I couldn't go.
    Intensifier (first example) conjunction (second example) yar?


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    i get it now, thanks! (this is a pointless post seeing as iv already thanked you but i didn't want to leave the house having sent 13 posts, not that I'm supersticious or nefing....)

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    This should be a good start.



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    so in my example 'I was so busy, so I told him I couldn't go.' the first 'so' acts as an intensifier but the latter 'so' is actually an adverb I beleive;

    adverb: in order that (Example: "He stooped down so he could pick up his hat")

    Thanks for that link! I must say this a great website!

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    Quote Originally Posted by sarah b View Post
    so in my example 'I was so busy, so I told him I couldn't go.' the first 'so' acts as an intensifier but the latter 'so' is actually an adverb I beleive;

    adverb: in order that (Example: "He stooped down so he could pick up his hat")

    Thanks for that link! I must say this a great website!
    Looks good to me! More examples:
    You are so curious!
    Don't be so nosy!
    So! What's it to you?
    He went to bed early so he could get plenty of sleep.
    He needed to go to work the next day, so he went to bed earlier.

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    More examples:
    I planted the seeds so the plants would grow.
    The plants were thirsty, so I watered them.

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    #9

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    Another example:
    He tried to get good grades so he could get a college scholarship.


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    Wow thanks fort all the examples! :D

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