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    Clauses of Purpose

    Which is correct?

    Only drink one cup of coffee a day so as not to overstimulate your body.

    Only drink one cup of coffee a day not to overstimulate your body.

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    Re: Clauses of Purpose

    Quote Originally Posted by Jacek Poland View Post
    Which is correct?

    Only drink one cup of coffee a day so as not to overstimulate your body.

    Only drink one cup of coffee a day not to overstimulate your body.
    I'd use the first one. The second one is OK.

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    Re: Clauses of Purpose

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    I'd use the first one. The second one is OK.

    Thanks! I ask because I was told the second one was incorrect, but I don't see the problem. To me, the first one does sound better though.

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