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English definition of “so”

so

conjunction
 
 
/səʊ/
REASON A2 used to say that something is the reason why something else happens: I was tired so I went to bed. Greg had some money so he bought a bike.Connecting words joining words or phrases with similar or related meaningsConnecting words which introduce a cause or reason
so (that) B1 in order to make something happen or be possible: He put his glasses on so that he could see the television better.Connecting words which introduce a cause or reason
CONNECT A2 used at the beginning of a sentence to connect it with something that was said or happened previously: So we're not going away this weekend after all?Connecting words joining words or phrases with similar or related meaningsConnecting words which introduce a cause or reason
(Definition of so conjunction from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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