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Common Differences Between This/That and So

This and that can be used with adjectives and adverbs in the same way as so. This usage is very common in informal English.

  • I didnít realize that it was going to be this bad. (=I didnít realize that it was going to be so bad.)
  • I donít think that he is that clever. (=I donít think that he is so clever.)
  • Was she that stupid to trust his again? (=Was she so stupid to trust him again?)
  • I donít understand why she should get this upset. (= I donít understand why she should get so upset.)
Sections In This Article
Common Difference between Yes and No New!
Common Difference between Whose and Who's New!
Common Difference between Why and Why not New!
Common Difference between Would and Used to New!
Common Difference between When and If New!
Common Difference between In the Way and On the Way New!

 

 

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