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Autor:  Ana M
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Data:  02/MAI/2005 4:27 PM
Assunto:  Re: ANA ... also ... Re: question
 
Mensagem:  Hi again, Fabiane! Boy, am I glad I looked this one up! And sooner rather than later because I was wrong . . . You guys are helping me brush up on English grammar, which I have not studied for years :) :) :) Here's one definition of "too" in "Webster's New World Dictionary": "4. extremely; very [it was just TOO delicious] TOO is often used as a mere emphatic [I will TOO go!] and is sometimes construed as an adjective in modifying MUCH, LITTLE, etc. [there was not TOO much to see.]" Then here's what my grammar book [Handbook of Grammar and Composition, James A Chapman] says about "so": "SO is a vague conjunction which should be avoided between independent clauses. Poor: It rained, SO the game was canceled. Better: Because of the rain, the game was canceled. SO should not be used by itself as an intensifying adverb: it should be followed by a clause beginning with THAT." Poor: This water is SO clear. Better: This water is SO clear THAT I can easily see the bottom of the stream." Whoops! Sorry for any confusion I might have caused . . . and hope this helps, Ana


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
question "did not, did to" argument  –  Fabiane  29/ABR/2005, 8:44 PM
Re: question  –  Ana M  29/ABR/2005, 9:34 PM
ANA ... also ... Re: question  –  Fabiane  02/MAI/2005, 2:41 PM
Re: ANA ... also ... Re: question  –  Ana M  02/MAI/2005, 3:38 PM
 Re: ANA ... also ... Re: question  –  Ana M  02/MAI/2005, 4:27 PM
Re: question  –  Tom  30/ABR/2005, 11:11 AM
Re: question  –  Fabiane  02/MAI/2005, 2:37 PM

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