Hello, teachers!
- To say so/that doesn't become you.
Which is correct, so or that? If both are correct, would you please tell me the difference in meaning?
Thank you very much.
Best Regards.

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Both are correct.

"To say SO..." refers back to something that was just mentioned. It refers to the whole idea. "So" is an adverb here.

"To say THAT..." also refers back to something that was just mentioned, an idea or a situation, or specific words. "That" is a pronoun here.
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"So" can be used after "say" and "tell" instead of repeating information in a that-clause:

She's going to be the next president. Everybody says so.
(Everybody says that she's going to be the next president.)"*
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"That" refers to a specific idea expressed in words. For example:

A: Bob is not a good person.
B: To say that (that fact, those words: that Bob is not a good person) does not become you.
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Very often "to say so" and "to say that" are interchangeable.

Rachel
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*Practical English Usage by Michael Swan. Oxford University Pres

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