So...that vs such...that

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So...that vs such...that

Post by yoones » Tue Aug 28, 2018 9:52 am

Hi teachers. I've got a question. Which of the following sentences are correct or more natural?

1. I have so many friends abroad that I cannot write to all of them.

2. I have such many friends abroad that I cannot write to all of them.

I guess the second one is correct because it emphasizes the number of the writer's friends. To use so...that we have to change the sentence like this: The number of my friends is so much that I cannot write to all of them.

Is it true?

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Re: So...that vs such...that

Post by Joe » Tue Aug 28, 2018 12:20 pm

1 is correct and natural.
2 is not English.
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