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Message from alam posted on 07-04-2019 at 09:38:12 (D | E | F)
Hope, you are fine.
Thanks for any reply.
Edited by lucile83 on 07-04-2019 10:08
Re: So that/So as from lucile83, posted on 07-04-2019 at 15:17:44 (D | E)
Here is a good link: Link
Re: So that/So as from aster8, posted on 12-04-2019 at 14:16:30 (D | E)
I'll try to provide a short explanation.
'So as' and 'so that' are both used to express purpose but the construction is different.
So as to = in order to = to + infinitive
You can only use an infinitive after 'to'.
Jessica went to the kitchen to make some tea.
The system needs support in order to function effectively.
So that + subject + verb
'So that' must be followed by a noun/pronoun and a verb.
James worked very hard so that he would do well in the exam.
Close the bottle firmly so that the liquid doesn't spill.
Hope that helps.
Although lucile83 has already posted a link to a very good exercise, I'll add some more in case you want extra practice: Link
Edited by lucile83 on 12-04-2019 14:49
Re: So that/So as from dralip, posted on 14-04-2019 at 22:01:27 (D | E)
it is obvious clear
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