How to say “so much that”: Italian grammar lesson 147

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Summary

Unlock the secrets of expressing intensity in Italian with “così tanto che!” Dive into our guide to master the art of linking actions with their impactful consequences in the beautiful Italian language. 🇮🇹✨

  • Grasp the Basics:così tanto che” translates to “so much that” in English, perfect for emphasizing the magnitude of an action and its effects.
  • Spot the Pattern: Notice how “così tanto che” sets up a cause-and-effect situation within a single sentence, making your Italian sound super fluent!
  • Feel the Weight: Use this phrase when you want to highlight that something is done to such an extent that it leads to a significant outcome.
  • Real-Life Examples: Get comfy with examples like “Ho mangiato così tanto che mi fa male la pancia” to express overindulgence and its aftermath.
  • Emotional Expressions: Convey deep feelings with sentences like “Mi manca così tanto che non riesco a dormire,” sharing the intensity of missing someone.
  • Decision Making: Explain your choices with conviction. Saying “Ci piace così tanto che abbiamo deciso di comprarlo” shows a strong reason behind a decision.
  • Descriptive Speech: Describe someone’s habits vividly, like “Luigi parla così tanto che a volte non riesco a seguirlo,” to paint a clear picture of Luigi’s chattiness.

What does così tanto che mean in Italian?

If you’re wondering how to say so much that in Italian, you came to the right place. Keep on reading to figure it out!

Così tanto che is the Italian way for saying so much that in English.

Let’s have a look at the examples below to understand better:

Ho studiato così tanto che mi fa male la testa.

I’ve studied so much that my head hurts.

Abbiamo ballato così tanto che i piedi ci fanno male.

We dance so much that our feet hurt.

So much that in Italian

How to use così tanto che?

We use this structure when we want to emphasize that something was done or happened to a very big extent and there are consequences.

Let’s take the following sentences as an example:

Ho mangiato così tanto che mi fa male la pancia.

I ate so much that my stomach hurts.

This means that the consequence of eating so much is that now my stomach hurts.

As you can see, there is a cause and a consequence.

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Così tanto che lets us link the cause with the consequence in the very same sentence.

Cosi tanto che meaning in Italian

Così tanto che: examples

Let’s have a look at some more examples:

Mi manca così tanto che non riesco a dormire.

I miss him so much that I cannot sleep.

Ci piace così tanto che abbiamo deciso di comprarlo.

We like it so much that we decided to buy it.

Luigi parla così tanto che a volte non riesco a seguirlo.

Luigi speaks so much that sometimes I cannot follow him.

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FAQs on How to say “so much that”: Italian grammar lesson 147

What is the meaning of "così tanto che"?

In English it can be translated as so much that.

How to use "così tanto che"?

We use this structure when we want to emphasize that something was done or happened to a very big extent and there are consequences.

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