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Old 9th January 2009, 08:13 PM   #33
aleCcowaN
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Originally Posted by gastephen View Post
I see (I think )

So, am I right in thinking that de modo que can mean two different things (purpose / outcome) depending on mood, whereas para que only ever means one thing (purpose)?
I think there might be a confusion with

de modo + que (replacing "de" because it follows a subordinate)... = de modo de = reason

and

"de modo que" or "de suerte que" = conjunctional phrase that indicates consequences and outcomes.
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