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be so

To be able or permitted to do something. This construction is mainly used for emphasis in short sentences that typically end with "so" or follow "so" with a verb. A: "You aren't allowed to have sweets this early in the day." B: "I am so! Mom said I could, just this once." A: "You guys aren't allowed to be here this late!" B: "We are so allowed! Let us in!"
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'Nowhere,' she has said, 'can there be found the cat Alexander of whom I am so fond.
If I once fall on the ground I shall never be found again, I am so fine!'
'I really believe I must have been born a sunbeam, I am so fine!
And if I say exile (and this may possibly be the penalty which you will affix), I must indeed be blinded by the love of life, if I am so irrational as to expect that when you, who are my own citizens, cannot endure my discourses and words, and have found them so grievous and odious that you will have no more of them, others are likely to endure me.
I am so conscious of being only a nonentity in your eyes that you need not mind accepting money from me.
"'Oh, I am so sorry,' said Hans, 'but I am really very busy to-day.
The 2006 National Music Festival was an awesome experience, and I am so lucky to have had great teachers help me in my achievements.
I've grown up with the best of skaters who now are all very successful pros, and it's a shame I am so in love with the whole skate world but don't skate.
"I am sitting in the back of this pickup truck," he remembers, '(and it starts to rain, and it feels like people were shooting me with .22 shells and I am so pissed at them ...
Luckily I am so drunk that I did not place the tape securely in the sprocket and it jams.
One reason I am so enthusiastic about this project is the fact that AICPA president Barry Melancon is leading the charge.