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Ana_w

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Hello,

I have a problem.

If 'such a' is usually: such a + adjective + single countable noun

Why do we say: It was such a shock?

Is 'shock' regarded as an adjective or a consequence?

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yuriya

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Hello,

I have a problem.

If 'such a' is usually: such a + adjective + single countable noun

Why do we say: It was such a shock?

Is 'shock' regarded as an adjective or a consequence?

Thank You

Such is interchangeable with so great here.

He received such a shock that he won't even talk about it.
His shock at the grisly sight was such that he won't even talk about it
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Hope it helped.
 

Ana_w

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Yes, thank you.

I can now look at it from a different perspective.

Ana
 
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