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Anyone have any insight when to use the clause "so as to" in sentence correction.

Ive seen it in a couple questions and am quite confused on when it is appropriate.


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"So as to" is similar in meaning to "in order to" and usually used in cause-effect type of sentence. "So as to" is usually followed by a verb.

Usage,

"Ryan extended his leave so as to spend more time with the family."
can also be written as
"Ryan extended his leave in order to spend more time with the family."
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New post 10 Aug 2010, 11:11
"so as to" is frequently exploited and is almost always incorrect, however "so [adjective] as to [verb] is acceptable.

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New post 11 Aug 2010, 00:43
so as to denotes a sence of purpose ...
as infinitive does
so that denotes result ...
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ksharma12 wrote:
Anyone have any insight when to use the clause "so as to" in sentence correction.

Ive seen it in a couple questions and am quite confused on when it is appropriate.


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So as to or So x as to y are never acceptable usages on GMAT. This is coming straight from OG.
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Well is that true ? so as to is forbidden so So x as to y is forbidden? I have not seen it in any prep material. Experts please?
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Well is that true ? so as to is forbidden so So x as to y is forbidden? I have not seen it in any prep material. Experts please?


Multiple places in OG 12th edition, where OG is not gung-ho about 'so as to'. Q 39 (Anne Boleyn) and Q 65 (Army Corps of Engineers) are cases in point.
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