What’s the difference between SO/SUCH followed by THAT?

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Pro Editor Asked on 07/02/2014 in English Grammar.
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‘Such’ comes BEFORE nouns

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  • Such good weather (weather is a noun)
  • Such happy people
  • Such a lovely day
  • Such a pretty woman

‘So’ comes AFTER nouns

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  • The weather is so good
  • The people are so happy
  • The day is so lovely
  • The woman is so pretty

Both structures can be followed by ‘that’ 

  • The day is so lovely, that we’ve decided to go out.
  • It’s such a lovely day, that we’ve decided to go out.

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‘Neither do I’ vs ‘So do I’

Pro Editor Answered on 07/02/2014.
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