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    Is there any difference between:
    1-Everything you said to dissuade him from leaving was useless.
    and:
    2-Everything you said, to dissuade him from leaving, was useless.

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    I do not see any difference in meaning between the two sentences. I would leave the commas out.

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    The seconds relegates the part, but I don't see why.

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