verb (intr, adverb)
informal to build a successful working relationship with a superior, manager, or employer
Do you use “so” to manage conversations?
Over the last few years, lovers of language have casually observed an increase in speakers beginning sentences with the word so. What are some new ways in which so is being used in colloquial speech, and what cues do these utterances send to listeners? Consider the following example: Speaker 1: Dr. Johnson, when did you start studying this disorder? Speaker 2: So, I had noticed …
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