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    Default did not help you too often so that

    Which are correct:

    1-I did not help you too often so that you would learn to stand on your own feet.
    2-I did not help you too often for you to learn to stand on your own feet.

    Maybe 2 could use a comma after "often".

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    Default Re: did not help you too often so that

    #1 could do with a comma after 'often'. #2 does not work for me, with or without commas.
    Please do not edit your question after it has received a response. Such editing can make the response hard for others to understand.


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    Default Re: did not help you too often so that

    I can actually make sense of #2 but it has a different meaning. I'm reading it in the same way as "I didn't put too much garlic in for you to eat it, did I?" or "I didn't talk too fast for you to understand".

    I can read #2 to mean that I helped you often, but not too often for you to still be able to stand on your own two feet.

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