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Spanish translation of “so”

so

adverb /səu/
(used in several types of sentence to express degree) to this extent, or to such an extent
tan, tanto
’The snake was about so long,’ he said, holding his hands about a metre apart Don’t get so worried! She was so pleased with his progress in school that she bought him a new bicycle They couldn’t all get into the room, there were so many of them He departed without so much as (= without even) a goodbye You’ve been so (= very) kind to me! Thank you so much!
(used to express manner) in this/that way
así
As you hope to be treated by others, so you must treat them He likes everything to be (arranged) just so (= in one particular and precise way) It so happens that I have to go to an important meeting tonight.
(used in place of a word, phrase etc previously used, or something previously stated) as already indicated
eso
’Are you really leaving your job?’ ’Yes, I’ve already told you / said so’ ’Is she arriving tomorrow?’ ’Yes, I hope so’ If you haven’t read the notice, please do so now ’Is that so (= true)?’ ’Yes, it’s really so’ ’Was your father angry?’ ’Yes, even more so than I was expecting – in fact, so much so that he refused to speak to me all day!
in the same way; also
también
’I hope we’ll meet again.’ ’So do I.’ She has a lot of money and so has her husband.
(used to express agreement or confirmation) indeed
así es, en efecto
’You said you were going shopping today.’ ’So I did, but I’ve changed my mind.’ ’You’ll need this book tomorrow, won’t you?’ ’So I will.’
so-called adjective wrongly described or named in such a way
supuesto, presunto
Your so-called friends have gone without you!
so-so adjective neither very good nor very bad
así así, regular, de aquella manera
His health is so-so.
and so on/forth and more of the same kind of thing
y así sucesivamente, etcétera
He reminded me of what I owed him and so on.
so as to in order to
a fin de, para, con el propósito de
He sat at the front so as to be able to hear.
so far, so good all is well up to this point
hasta aquí, todo bien
So far, so good – we’ve checked the equipment, and everything’s ready.
so that with the purpose that; in order that
para que
I’ll wash this dress so that you can wear it.
with the result that
de modo que, así que
He got up very late, so that he missed the bus and was late for work.
so to say/speak if one may use such an expression; in a way; it could be said
por así decirlo
The dog is, so to speak, a member of this family.
(Definition of so from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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