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    Usage of Conjunction "so that and so as to" in adverbial clauses

    Please explain the difference of conjunctions "so that" and "so as to"

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    Re: Usage of Conjunction "so that and so as to" in adverbial clauses

    It depends whether you want to use a clause or a verb:
    so that + clause
    I arrived early so that I could have a word with him in private.
    so as to + verb
    We spoke quietly so as not to disturb them.

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    Re: Usage of Conjunction "so that and so as to" in adverbial clauses

    Thank you ,
    Now usage of "so that and so as to" is clear to me.

    muditha

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