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    so as to/in order to/to


    Which one is idiomatic to use in the sentences below?

    A-"Working on this project confirmed his decision to continue his education in Electrical Engineering so as to/in order to/to acquire the essential knowledge for his future profession"

    B-"I believe that, by attending this program he will acquire the necessary knowledge in this field, and combine it with his experience, so as to/in order to/to take the final steps towards his career ambitions."
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    Re: so as to/in order to/to

    'In order to' is probably the most colloquial, but you could say/write any of those.

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