Thread: so vs very
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Default Re: so vs very

Hi, Fiona,

Many thanks for your helpful explanation!

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"Really" should be said with more emotion than "very" and so it certainly seems hotter.
"The movie was so good! [...that I was surprised, because I thought it would be ordinary.']

"The movie was really good!"
What emotion does 'really' imply here? Does it imply surprise? i.e. It's better than I would expect?

2.Is so hot > really hot > incredibly hot for the degree of hot?

3.Is 'so' informal and so we often use it to emphasize 'very' in informal situations?
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