So and such
So and such (a/an) mean `very`, 'extremely'.
That was so kind of you!
I've had such a nice time.
We use so and such (a/an) to talk about cause and effects : He was so late that he missed the beginning of the exam. She gave such a good performance that she won an Oscar.
So + adjective or adverb (+ that):
* He was so nervous before the exam that he couldn't sleep at all.
* That remark was just so silly!
* He cooks so well that I think he'll win the competition.
Such + adjective + uncountable noun / plural noun (+that)
* She tells such good jokes.
* Switzerland has such spectacular scenery that we always choose it for our holidays.
So + much/many/few/little + noun (+that)
* We had so little money left at the end of our holiday that we had to sleep on a bench in the station.
* Jane makes so many mistakes when she's speaking!
Such a/an + adjective + singular countable noun (+that) ; such a lot of...
* Why did you come in such an old pair of jeans?
* It was such a beautiful day that we decided to go for a picnic.
* Edita's got such a lot of friends that the telephone never stops ringing.
We also use such (+ noun) to mean 'of a similar type': When children commit crimes, adults are often shocked. Fortunately such behaviour is not as common as newspapers make us believe.