Such

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Definition

such: like this, so
adverb
This concert is such a bore. They've been playing the same song for 25 minutes.

such as: like, for example, as an example
conjunction
I love Indian food such as korma, naan bread, and onion bhajis.

(It was) such (a boring movie that I fell asleep!): (It was a) really, extremely, incredibly, very (boring movie and therefore I fell asleep!)
adverb

Examples

  • "We can assure you that Delavigne never uses aldehydes in its perfumes, because of their adverse effects on elderly people such as yourself."
  • "In diverse cities such as New York and San Francisco, delicatessens specialize in everything from Chinese fortune cookies to Italian pastas."
  • "I was under the impression that a customer service department and a customer service hotline had been put into place exactly to handle situations such as this one."
  • "New president of Europe Brian Alistair Jones, the winner in a hotly contested election that divided citizens over issues such as a national cheese, sits in his office with a reflective look on his face."
  • "Bethany : Hmm. Phone calls are worthless in cases such as these."
  • "Close relationships with organized crime, such as the Teamsters Union's ties with mafia boss Anthony 'Tony Pro' Provenzano, led the government to change its traditionally benevolent stance."
  • "My expertise is managing diverse personalities, and I believe this would be a major asset to a company such as Delavigne."
  • "We can assure you that Delavigne never uses aldehydes in its perfumes, because of their negative effects on elderly people such as yourself."
  • "He told me I must be careful of bloodsuckers such as yourself."
  • "I am actively seeking an executive assistant opportunity in a demanding, fast-paced, multi-tasking environment such as the Delavigne Corporation."

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