so much so (that)

idiom

: to the extent that
The twins look alike—so much so that even their parents sometimes confuse them.

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Recent Examples on the Web But the push and pull of sweet and sour is a deeply satisfying one—so much so that for much of the drinking public, the cocktail has overcome the sweetness problem. Jason O'Bryan, Robb Report, 13 Apr. 2024 Some claim relying on electronic recordings will produce inaccurate records — so much so that no record is preferable. Kevin Rector, Los Angeles Times, 12 Apr. 2024 Starbucks employees are known to make errors—so much so that the phenomena has spawned a multitude of online memes. Marco Quiroz-Gutierrez, Fortune, 10 Apr. 2024 Canton Blue is home to truly authentic tea ceremonies—so much so that some of the teas served are so exquisite that a licensed master must perform rituals before serving. Stacey Wreathall, Travel + Leisure, 6 Apr. 2024 That contractual sacrifice was unquestionably the key to their offseason that year—so much so that the NBA investigated whether the two sides already had a handshake agreement in place on a future contract. Bryan Toporek, Forbes, 29 Mar. 2024 Ice Cube is a big fan of Caitlin Clark — so much so that the entrepreneur and rapper’s Big3 League offered the 22-year-old college basketball star a deal worth $5 million. Rania Aniftos, Billboard, 27 Mar. 2024 Learn About Ceramics in Faenza In the 15th and 16th centuries, the small city of Faenza became famous all over Europe for the production of majolica—so much so that the word faience derives from the name of this city. Laura Itzkowitz, Vogue, 25 Mar. 2024 The actress said her mom hoarded, and their family home was cramped and cluttered — so much so that Jennette at her brothers slept on mats in the living room. Jessica Sager, Peoplemag, 21 Mar. 2024

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“So much so (that).” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/so%20much%20so%20%28that%29. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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