Yep, but it's oh so true.

Reply Sun 8 Jul, 2018 08:46 pm
Well, the common expression is "Yep, but it's so true", which is well understood.

But now Jack put "oh" there, making it peculiar in style.

I wonder what rhetoric it is. Does adding oh there emphasize a strong emotion that Jack wants to express?

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Yep, but it's oh so true.

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Reply Tue 21 Aug, 2018 10:54 pm
It adds emphasis, like 'really'or 'definitely' also would.
Reply Thu 23 Aug, 2018 05:25 pm
Thank you.
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