Unit 100 So and Such

  A

  • sosuch 의 비교:
    so + 형용사/부사:
      so stupid    so quick
      so nice    so quickly
    such + 명사:
      such a story    such people
    such + 형용사 + 명사:
      such a stupid story    such nice people
    • I didn’t like the book. The story was so stupid.
    • I like Liz and Joe. They are so nice.
    • I didn’t like the book. It was such a stupid story. (not a so stupid story)
    • I like Liz and Joe. They are such nice people. (not so nice people)
    such a . . . (not a such)의 형태로 사용합니다.
      such a big dog (not a such big dog)

  B

  • sosuch 는 형용사(혹은 부사)를 강조합니다.
    • It’s a beautiful day, isn’t it? It’s so warm. (= really warm)
    • It’s difficult to understand him because he talks so quietly.
    • It was a great holiday. We had such a good time. (= a really good time)
    so . . . that: such . . . that:
    • The book was so good that I couldn’t put it down.
    • I was so tired that I fell asleep in the armchair.
    • It was such a good book that I couldn’t put it down.
    • It was such nice weather that we spent the whole day on the beach.
    that 의 생략 that 의 생략
    • I was so tired I fell asleep.
    • It was such nice weather we spent . . .

  C

  • sosuch 는 “이처럼(like this)”의 의미로도 사용합니다.
    • Somebody told me the house was built 100 years ago. I didn’t realize it was so old. (= as old as it is)
    • I’m tired because I got up at six. I don’t usually get up so early.
    • I expected the weather to be cooler. I’m surprised it is so warm.
    • I didn’t realize it was such an old house.
    • You know it’s not true. How can you say such a thing?
    no such . . . :
    • you won’t find the word ‘blid’ in the dictionary. There’s no such word. (= this word does not exist)

  D

  • 비교:
    so long
    • I haven’t seen her for so long I’ve forgotten what she looks like.
    such a long time
    • I haven’t seen her for such a long time. (not so long time)
    so far
    • I didn’t know it was so far.
    such a long way
    • I didn’t know it was such a long way.
    so much, so many
    • I’m sorry I’m late – there was so much traffic.
    such a lot (of)
    • I’m sorry I’m late – there was such a lot of traffic.

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