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dazzlee

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Hello
I often use "with the aim to" or "with an aim to" in my academic essays. I really wonder if I can use it with several verbs or not.
For instance;
This place was designed with an aim to provide social opportunities, to create a more sustainable place, and to enhance biodiversity..
For this sentence, should I say "with aims to"? or is it OK?
Thank you in advance for your help.
 

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"with the/an aim to" is unnatural. We use "with the aim of verb+ing".

This place was designed with the aim of providing social opportunities.

If you want to use "to", say something like:

The aim of the design of this building was to provide social opportunities.
 

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You could say This place was designed to provide social opportunities.
 
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You could say This place was designed with to provide social opportunities.

I think something went wrong with that post, Tdol. :)
 
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