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I have two sentences:

  • I ran long distances to the point where I hurt my left knee.
  • I ran long distances as to which I hurt my left knee.

What I'm trying to see that I was running heavily which caused a harm to my left knee. Which one of these two sentences above (assume that two expressions are correct) does describe this better?

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    Pick the first. Your second sample sentence doesn't really make sense. – Lawrence Aug 11 '18 at 12:35
  • @Lawrence Is there any subtle difference between until and "to the point where"? – hbak Aug 11 '18 at 12:38
  • Yes. In your sample sentence, "to the point where" gives the impression that the running caused the injury; "until" doesn't - unless you change "I hurt" to "it hurt". – Lawrence Aug 11 '18 at 12:41
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    @Lawrence I think you answered my question. You might want to add an answer – hbak Aug 11 '18 at 12:45
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Pick the first, with "to the point". The second sentence doesn't really make sense.

it’s getting to the stage/point where phrase used for saying that a situation has reached a very bad stage Things are getting to the point where we can’t stand to be in the same room. - Macmillan Dictionary

The phrase to the point where gives the impression that the running caused the injury. This uses the term point in the following sense:

point noun 3.1 A particular moment in time or stage in a process. ‘from this point onward, the teacher was completely won over’ - ODO

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