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So / such
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So / such

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So... that and such... that are used to describe reasons and results.

So + adjective + that

Subject & verb so adjective that (result)
The ice-cream was so good that I ordered a second bowl

Such + adjective + noun + that

Subject & verb such adjective + noun that (result)
It was such good coffee that I drank three cups
It's such a great restaurant that I'll definitely go again


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