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"Hi, I hope you are doing well in this so strange situation."

As an adverb of degree, it should work, but I have never heard this and it sounds wrong. Is there a reason?

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Here is a nice article from the Cambridge Dictionary which explains the reason.

In short, you don't use "so" before an adjective and a noun, as is your case with "strange situation". There are a few different ways to paraphrase this sentence to make it work:

I hope you are doing well in this very strange situation.

I hope you are doing well in such a strange situation. ("this" is implied and therefore it needs to be omitted)

I hope you are doing well in so strange a situation. (here, we're using the construction "so ADJ a/an NOUN", which is uncommon nowadays in everyday speech)

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