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wordreference.com:
(1a) I’ll post the CD today so that you get it by the weekend.
(1b) I’ll post the CD today so that you will get it by the weekend.

wordreference.com:
(2a) How do I transform a sentence so that it begins with "I wish"?
my version:
(2b) How do I transform a sentence so that it will begin with "I wish"?

stackexchange.com:
(3a) I want you to give this money to him so that he has enough for lunch.
my version:
(3b) I want you to give this money to him so that he will have enough for lunch.


What is the difference between a- and b-variants?

Will I better understand this difference, if I analyze all possible meanings of "so that" in these sentences?
Am I right that?:
In (1a), (1b) and (3b) "so that" can have only two meanings: "in order that" and "with the result that".
In (2a), (2b) and (3a) "so that" can have only one meaning: "in order that".


P.S.: I saw a similar question here, but I didn't quite understand that example and also the explanation there didn't seem to me enough to cover the topic.

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