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Last Updated: May 05, 2015     Views: 0

To talk about the purpose of an action we can use in order/so as + to. In spoken English in particular it is much more common simply to use a to infinitive without in order or so as to express the same meaning.

e.g.: He took the course in order to get a better job.

 

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