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    Post In order + adverb + too

    Tell someone something in order deliberately to annoy him.

    I found this structure in a grammar book. I used to thought that the only form we should use is:
    In order to + (Adverb) + verb

    Are both forms correct? Or may be "to" is attached to the verb rather than to "in order".

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    Lightbulb Re: In order + adverb + too

    Quote Originally Posted by aous02 View Post
    Tell someone something in order deliberately to annoy him.

    I found this structure in a grammar book. I used to thought that the only form we should use is:
    In order to + (Adverb) + verb

    Are both forms correct? Or may be "to" is attached to the verb rather than to "in order".
    If you want to know something more about this pattern, you should look for the term 'split infinitive'.

    Check this out:
    § 59. split infinitive. 1. Grammar. The American Heritage Book of English Usage. 1996

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