Re: YAEDT? Syntax in dialects of English
|Date:||Tuesday, October 28, 2008, 15:02|
> "deinx'nxtxr" <deinx.nxtxr@...> wrote:
> How about that annoying use of "so" as a type of emphatic that's
> been going around for the past few years, like "You're so going to
> do what I tell you!".
The trouble with these for me is they become understandable and I'm
often at a loss as to how to rephrase the statement correctly.
In this case, perhaps "You will, indeed, do what I tell you."
I hope we don't get into pet peeves. I don't have the time!!