MEAN - Verb Mean Grammar > Verbs > Mean Understanding We use mean to explain or ask what a word or phrase refers to. We form questions with mean with the auxiliary verb do: What does ‘strike’ mean? Not: What means ‘strike’? Warning:
So Grammar > So So + adjective (so difficult), so + adverb (so slowly) We often use so when we mean ‘to such a great extent’. With this meaning, so is a degree adverb that modifies adjectives and other
Person, persons or people? Grammar > Person, persons or people? We use person in the singular to refer to any human being: Joel is such a nice person. She’s a person I have a lot of respect for. Persons (plural) is a very formal word.