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    Whis is/are correct:
    1-The apartment was bought by John to be used as a studio.
    2-The apartment was bought by John to use as a studio.

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    #2
    I would guess they're both considered correct. I'd certainly hear them both spoken. :)
    I'm not a teacher, so please consider any advice I give in that context.

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    #3
    They're both correct, but I'd say the second is more common.

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