Results 1 to 2 of 2
    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • Portuguese
      • Home Country:
      • Tuvalu
      • Current Location:
      • Tuvalu

    • Join Date: Oct 2007
    • Posts: 1,860
    #1

    "so as to"

    Hi,

    I have a few questions about this expression, please:

    !. Does this mean exactly the same as "in order to"?

    2. Are they interchangeable?

    3. Is it right to say "I am traveling to Paris so as to solve some pending issues I have there".

    Thanks!


    • Join Date: Aug 2005
    • Posts: 92
    #2

    Re: "so as to"

    Quote Originally Posted by jctgf View Post
    Hi,

    I have a few questions about this expression, please:

    !. Does this mean exactly the same as "in order to"?

    2. Are they interchangeable?

    3. Is it right to say "I am traveling to Paris so as to solve some pending issues I have there".

    Thanks!
    it is the same

    notice some other phrases with (so/such) as to:

    The music became so sad as to bring a lump to one's throat. =that brought
    It was such a sad music as to bring ...

Similar Threads

  1. Replies: 2
    Last Post: 23-Apr-2008, 11:13
  2. "agree to" vs. "is agreed to"
    By imchongjun in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 26-Feb-2008, 12:59
  3. Replies: 3
    Last Post: 30-Mar-2007, 15:21
  4. "ought to" or "have to"?
    By alrod in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 05-Feb-2007, 13:04
  5. "So vs in that" and "So vs As"
    By polite in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 11-May-2006, 05:32

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •