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a. Tom pushed me such that I would fall, but I managed not to.

b. Tom pushed me in such a way that I would fall, but I managed not to.

c. Tom pushed me so that I would fall, but I managed not to.

d. Tom so pushed me that I would fall, but I managed not to.

Which of the above is correct if the intended meaning is

Tom deliberately pushed me in such a way as to make me fall.

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@azz posted:

a. Tom pushed me such that I would fall, but I managed not to.
b. Tom pushed me in such a way that I would fall, but I managed not to.
c. Tom pushed me so that I would fall, but I managed not to.
d. Tom so pushed me that I would fall, but I managed not to.

Which of the above is correct if the intended meaning is

Tom deliberately pushed me in such a way as to make me fall.

Hi, Azz—For that meaning, (c) is correct, but I don't know why you wouldn't just say "Tom tried to push me down, but I managed not to fall" instead.

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