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I was wondering which of the following sentences is grammatically correct.

He should study hard every day so that he could leave past his everyday life.

or:

He should study hard every day so that he can leave past his everyday life.

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    Neither one, unfortunately. The phrase leave past his everyday life is ungrammatical and confusing. If you leave out past, the second one is OK, and the first one is not idiomatic English, but not ungrammatical. The reason has nothing to do with the future tense, however, since there is no future tense in English. Modal auxiliaries, however, are every bit as challenging as complex and imaginary tenses. – John Lawler Dec 1 '17 at 0:54
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In a comment, John Lawler wrote:

Neither one, unfortunately. The phrase leave past his everyday life is ungrammatical and confusing. If you leave out past, the second one is OK, and the first one is not idiomatic English, but not ungrammatical. The reason has nothing to do with the future tense, however, since there is no future tense in English. Modal auxiliaries, however, are every bit as challenging as complex and imaginary tenses.

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