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    AS to +verb

    Hi,

    What does "as" mean at the begining of a sentence like the one below?

    As to accomplish their daily tasks, employees need up-to-date information.As to accomplish their daily tasks, employees need up-to-date information.

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    Re: AS to +verb

    In this context, it means "in order", or, "to be able".

    However, I would write it, "So as to..."

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    Re: AS to +verb

    It seems incorrect to me as it stands. 'So as to' seems possible, but I'd use ' In order to'.

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    Re: AS to +verb

    The link just comes back to this thread.

    In addition to CD's and Piscean's versions, you could start 'As to accomplishing ...'

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    Re: AS to +verb

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    The link just comes back to this thread.
    That's what I thought, until I discovered I had it on my computer as a download.

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    Re: AS to +verb

    Yes. It defaults to download; I caught that and told it to open in Adobe Reader DC instead.

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    Re: AS to +verb

    You could just start with "To accomplish ..."
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: AS to +verb

    Thank you all to be patient with me.

    If I was allowed to post a new thread to thank you all, I would definitely do that.

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    Re: AS to +verb

    Quote Originally Posted by Sepmre View Post
    Thank you all to be for being patient with me.

    If I was allowed to post a new thread to thank you all, I would definitely do that.
    See above. The "Thank" button is there precisely to avoid people posting thanks in new posts or new threads (but thanks for the thought!)
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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