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  1. keannu's Avatar
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    such that

    10-18)But we may find that our values are such that we incorporate the good of others as part of our happiness.

    What does this "such that" mean? "To the degree that"?

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    Re: such that

    I take 'our values are such that' to mean 'our values are so good that' in this context.

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    Re: such that

    not a teacher

    I think Matthew's idea is closer in that this seems to be a case of quality rather than degree.

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    #4

    Re: such that

    "Such that" refers to the definition of the values.

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    #5
    "Such" is the adjective that corresponds to the adverb "so". "Such that" is often abused these days.

    Correct: The anatomy of the bowler's shoulder was twisted in a very unusual way, so that he was able to spin the ball while keeping his arm straight far more than other bowlers.

    Correct: The unusual anatomy of the bowler's shoulder was such that his ability to spin the ball while keeping his arm straight was far greater than that of other bowlers.

    Incorrect: The bowler's shoulder had a very unusual anatomy, and as such he was able to spin the ball while keeping his arm straight far more than other bowlers.

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