What is the Meaning of the Expression
as a way to accomplish something
This expression has the same meaning as IN ORDER TO.
- IN ORDER TO is followed by a base verb. (e.g., in order to have enough …)
- SO THAT is followed by a noun. (e.g., so that he would have enough …
1. I went grocery shopping today so that I wouldn’t have so much to do on the weekend.
2. He set his alarm earlier than usual so that he wouldn’t be rushed in the morning.