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    result clause with "so"

    Is
    "so powerful an effect has the drug, that the doctors hardly ever prescribes it"
    an awkward or even incorrect alternative to
    "so powerful is the effect of the drug, that..."
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    Re: result clause with "so"

    Both versions are acceptable.

    Note: '. . .doctors hardly ever prescribess it.'

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    Re: result clause with "so"

    Quote Originally Posted by licinio View Post
    Is "so powerful an effect has the drug, that the doctors hardly ever prescribes it" an awkward or even incorrect alternative to "so powerful is the effect of the drug, that..." .
    A little formal perhaps, old-fashioned even, but not incorrect. A halfway form might be: "so powerful an effect does the drug have ...".

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