Take this as an example: I've a thought that - the life is worthless. Since the life is worthless, We're worthless. How to express this in a simple statement? Is this correct to say?

"Life is worthless and so we"

Help me! Thank you!

  • And so means therefore. You can say it as you have, but it will sound odd because so in that context often precedes the verb be: so are we. If you wish, Life is worthless and therefore we as well is a bit better (if you don't want to repeat the verb.) – anongoodnurse May 18 '14 at 6:12
  • @medica Then what about so are we? Can I say, "life is worthless, so are we"..? – Wazir Ahmed May 18 '14 at 6:21
  • It sound odd to my ear without the and, however, if you replace the comma with a semicolon (hard to do in speech), it is grammatical. – anongoodnurse May 18 '14 at 6:31
  • @medica okay.. life is worthless and so are we OR life is worthless; so are we - What is your choice..? – Wazir Ahmed May 18 '14 at 6:39
  • Wazir, it's your saying, lol! You have the final choice. :) They're both correct now. – anongoodnurse May 18 '14 at 6:40

Life is worthless and so are we

is grammatical but means

Life is worthless and we are worthless

without one causing the other. To express what you mean, you should say

Life is worthless, so we are worthless.

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