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Old March 24, 2009, 08:21 AM
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No haremos nada después del viaje para que podamos descansar.
No haremos nada después del viaje para poder descansar.

I don't feel any difference. Not cultural/practical/place/meaning or whatever.
Both means the same and can be said in any context.
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I've heard, and used, both myself.
Textbooks tell us we aren't supposed to conjugate twice (para que podamos) if the subject doesn't change. They teach us to use para poder instead.
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Old March 24, 2009, 10:36 AM
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I agree with sosia that there is not much difference and both are used interchangeably.... but maybe "para que podamos" is a bit more colloquial and "para poder" slightly more "educated".
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I've heard, and used, both myself.
Textbooks tell us we aren't supposed to conjugate twice (para que podamos) if the subject doesn't change. They teach us to use para poder instead.


I agree with you. Rusty.

I don't find any different between the two sentences wrote before. But anyhow you can use them if you want.
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I agree with sosia that there is not much difference and both are used interchangeably.... but maybe "para que podamos" is a bit more colloquial and "para poder" slightly more "educated".
I would use knowledgeable of the language...
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