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    In order not to have to

    Hi

    Nowadays I used this sentence when I was talking to one of my friends but it seemed so strange for me that I have to ask if it is correct to use In order not to have to do sth or there are some other ways to express the same thing.

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    Re: In order not to have to

    Quote Originally Posted by Ryepower92 View Post
    Hi

    Nowadays The other day, [or "Recently"] I used this sentence when I was talking to one of my friends, but it seemed so strange for to me that I have to ask if it is correct to use "In order not to have to do sth", or ​if there are some other ways to express the same thing.

    Thank you
    It's perfectly correct to use that phrase. If you are looking for some other phrase, in order not to have to use that particular expression, then I suggest using "to avoid having to".

    Please see my amendments above.
    I'm not a teacher of English, but I have spoken it for (almost) all of my life....

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