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# In 1527 King Henry VIII sought to have his marriage to Queen

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In 1527 King Henry VIII sought to have his marriage to Queen Catherine annulled so as to marry Anne Boleyn.
(A) so as so marry
(B) and so could be married to
(C) to be married to
(D) so that he could marry
(E) in order that he would marry
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answer is D, nothing else makes any sense
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In 1527 King Henry VIII sought to have his marriage to Queen Catherine annulled so as to marry Anne Boleyn.

(A) so as so marry
(B) and so could be married to
(C) to be married to
(D) so that he could marry
(E) in order that he would marry

A- un idiomatic
B - Tense error.
C- Tense error.
E- wordy
Ans : D
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17 Sep 2013, 10:53
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D
Idioms
So as to cannot be used to replace in order to

So that is a correct replacement.

e would have been correct if it said. in order to

Here in order to in option e is correct but would should be could.
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02 Jan 2014, 07:43
christykarunya wrote:
In 1527 King Henry VIII sought to have his marriage to Queen Catherine annulled so as to marry Anne Boleyn.
(A) so as so marry
(B) and so could be married to
(C) to be married to
(D) so that he could marry
(E) in order that he would marry

THERE is no grammar errors inhere. there are only meaning errors.

"would do" is more certain than " could do" , so D is more logical then E in this context. the meaning here require a possibility not a certainty.

in b and c, the meaning is that the subject dose not do the action of marrying. this is not the intended meaning.

D is most logical, simply speaking
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