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"Condicional" is an adjective which is often translated as "conditional", and "de modo que" is a conjunction which is often translated as "so that". Learn more about the difference between "condicional" and "de modo que" below.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (dependent on a condition)
a. conditional
Le levantaron el castigo de forma condicional para que pudiera ir a la fiesta de despedida de su hermana.Her punishment was lifted in a conditional way to allow her to go to her sister's farewell party.
2. (grammar)
a. conditional
También puedes usar el modo condicional en español para formular peticiones formales.You can also use the conditional mood in Spanish for polite requests.
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de modo que(
A conjunction is a word that connects words, phrases, clauses, or sentences (e.g. The cat and the dog slept.).
1. (general)
a. so that
Se puso un pantalón largo de modo que los zancudos no le picaran las piernas en la caminata por la selva.He put on long pants so that the mosquitoes would not bite his legs on the trek through the jungle.
b. so
Dijiste que no querías participar, de modo que ahora no llores.You said you didn't want to be involved, so don't cry about it now.
c. in such a way that
¿Me puedes explicar el proceso de modo que lo pueda entender?Can you explain the process to me in such a way that I can understand it?
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