Questions tagged [so-vs-very]

Questions asking about the difference between ‘so’ and ‘very’ as intensifiers.

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Difference between “so”, “very”, “extremely” and “really”

What is the difference between so, very, extremely and really? For example, We're so/very/extremely/really glad you could come!
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Is “so” more feminine than “very”?

Many Japanese textbooks of English mention the "feminine 'so'": the use of "so" for "very" is more typical of a feminine speaker. I don't think this is true in the US (I learned English living in ...