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so vs such

So when used as in front of an adjective or an adverb means very.

For example: "My English teacher is so patient. She teaches us so well."

Such when used as a determiner can be used in front of a noun or an adjective and a noun to show extremes, you can't use it in front of adverbs.

For example: "She is such a patient teacher."

!Note - Remember that without the noun you need to use "so."

such + a + patient + teacher
so + patient


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