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    suǒ     it

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Grammar: Pronoun
Notes: When 所 is placed in front of a verb or verbal construction it nominalizes the result. For example, 前所未有 'never happened in the past, i.e. unprecedented' (ABC 'suǒ' 所 cons 1; CCI '前所未有'; GHC '所' 3; Kroll '所' 2; Pulleyblank 1995, p. 68).
Topic: Classical Chinese

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