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  1. wotcha22
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    The boys are such smart people that they will pass the exam.

    1. The boys are such smart people that they will pass the ecam.

    2. The boys are so smart people that they will pass the exam.

    Are the both sentences grammatical?

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    Re: The boys are such smart people that they will pass the exam.

    Quote Originally Posted by wotcha22 View Post
    1. The boys are such smart people that they will pass the ecam.

    2. The boys are so smart people that they will pass the exam.

    Are the both sentences grammatical?
    Now they are.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

  3. wotcha22
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    Re: The boys are such smart people that they will pass the exam.

    Quote Originally Posted by Barb_D View Post
    Now they are.
    How about "There is so smart a girl that she will pass the exam" and "There are so smart people that they will pass the exam"?

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    Re: The boys are such smart people that they will pass the exam.

    No.

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    Re: The boys are such smart people that they will pass the exam.

    Quote Originally Posted by wotcha22 View Post
    1. The boys are such smart people that they will pass the exam.
    This is correct, but sounds odd; having told us that they are boys, telling us that they are also people is unnecessary. Barb's version of #2 works better for me.

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