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English Reference for sou (そう)

  1. adverb usually kana in that way (concerning the actions of the listener or concerning the ideas expressed or understood by the listener; with a neg. sentence, implies that something isn't as much as one might think), thus, such
  2. interjection so (used to express agreement with something said)
  3. so? (used to express some doubt with something said)
Example sentences
I am only too glad to do so
That's just how I was raised
I think it necessary that you should do so
If you persist in bothering her like that, she'll lose her temper
In short some guns have excellent security systems to prevent accidental firing (e.g. when dropped), others don't
Whoever may say so, I won't believe
I'll try to meet your wishes
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