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Last Updated: Nov 10, 2015     Views: 0

So and such make the meaning of an adjective or adverb stronger.

e.g.: He is difficult to understand because he speaks so quickly.

We enjoyed our holiday. We had such a good time.

We also use so and such with the meaning "like this".

e.g.: I'm tired because I got up at 6 o'clock. I don't usually get up so early.

I didn't realize it was such an old house. 

For a more extensive discussion of this topic, please view this resource from Cambridge Dictionaries Online:
http://dictionary.cambridge.org/us/grammar/british-grammar/so

 

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