"Such that" vs "so that"


"Such that" vs "so that"

"Such that" means "to the extent that" ("my grammar is such that it is beyond reproach") while "so that" means "in order to" ("I study grammar so that I am beyond reproach"). Don’t confuse them.

Wrong: "The tasks are decoupled from each other, such that they can be executed concurrently."

Right: "The tasks are decoupled from each other, so that they can be executed concurrently."

Last changed by admin on 21 April 2009