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« on: December 19, 2021, 05:04:20 am »
He had blocked up the exit so we couldn't leave.

In this sentence, which does "so" mean, "therefore" or "in order that"?
Or either is possible?  Thanks,  --- tk

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Re: so
« Reply #1 on: December 20, 2021, 09:07:30 am »
It does depend on the context. My initial reaction was "in order that"; but, I agree, it could be either.
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Duncan