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    maszkar Guest

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    Hi
    How can I use "in order that" in a sentence with two subjects to negate something. e.g. is this sentence is correct?
    You should make a sandwich in order that the child is not hungry?
    or maby there should be : "the child was not hungry" or "were not hungry"
    thank you in advance for your help

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    Hello Maszgar

    It would be more usual to say, in that context:

    1. You should make a sandwich so that the child doesn't get hungry. ] i.e. to prevent hunger.

    2. You should make a child to stop the child feeling hungry. ] i.e. to cure hunger.

    Or, closer to your version:

    3. You should make a child in order that the child doesn't feel hungry any more.

    But you would not use "was/were not hungry".

    MrP

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