We can use so and such to intensify adjectives, adverbs and nouns. Such is a determiner; so is an adverb.
We use such + noun phrase and so + adjective or adverb phrase.
She was so beautiful. He ran so quickly. He’s such a genius! It was such delicious food.
We also use such before a noun, even if there is an adjective before the noun.
Those are such good chocolates. So can also be used in front of much, many, little, few to add emphasis. He had so many books. I ate such a lot of cake.
We use such before a noun phrase with the indefinite article a/an.
She is such a great cook. We use so before adjectives and adverbs. Those chocolates are so good. She always dresses so elegantly. That was so unpleasant. Why do you drive so fast? It was so hot we couldn’t work. November was such a cold month. So much food was wasted every day. In those days there were so few doctors in our area. He has such a lot of books. He walks so slowly. It’s so annoying!
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