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"In order to" is a phrase which is often translated as "para", and "so as to" is a phrase which is also often translated as "para". Learn more about the difference between "in order to" and "so as to" below.
in order to(
ihn
 
awr
-
duhr
 
tu
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (general)
a. para
He went to the doctor's in order to have his annual check-up.Fue al médico para hacerse su revisión anual.
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so as to(
so
 
ahz
 
tu
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (general)
a. para
Volunteers are offering rides to the polls so as to increase voter turnout.Los voluntarios están ofreciendo transportación a las urnas para aumentar la participación de los votantes.
b. a fin de
The doctor used a soothing voice so as to calm the child.La doctora uso una voz tranquilizadora a fin de calmar al niño.
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