English grammar (See all)
So thatSo that (in order to) allows us to express an aim, and is often followed by could or may:
Horatio left the Amazon so that he could work with Bruno Delavigne. Horatio left the Amazon in order to work with Bruno Delavigne.
I've finished the report so that you may read it. I've finished the report in order for you to read it.
So that you don't go hungry, I left some food on the table. In order for you not to go hungry, I left some food on the table.
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