To, in order, so that exercises

Practise clauses of purpose in English. How to express purpose using “to”, “in order to”, “so as to” and “so that”.

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How to make clauses of purpose in English? There are two common ways: to use the particle “to” and the conjunction “so that”. They are grammatically different. To / in order to / so as requires an infinitive. For example, I need a key to open this door. “So that” requires a subject and a verb after it. For example, Give me a key so that I can open this door. The exercises on this page will help you practise expressing purpose with the use of “to”, “in order to”, “so as to” and “so that”. We recommend to study the explanation before doing the exercises.