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Meaning of “so” - Learner’s Dictionary

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
Translations of “so”
in Korean 그래서…
in Arabic لِذلِك…
in Portuguese então…
in Catalan així que…
in Japanese (接続詞)それで, だから…
in Italian quindi…
in Chinese (Traditional) 爲了,以便…
in Russian так что, поэтому, так…
in Turkish bu nedenle, bu yüzden, bu bakımdan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 为了,以便…
in Polish więc, to…
(Definition of so conjunction from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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