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Consider this pattern

It is possible to do X, .....(To do so/For this purpose/To do this/To achieve it.. ?) the user must....

What are proper words for this purpose?

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    The phrases to do so and to do this are fine provided that they follow the sentence in which you say It is possible to do X. – Vlammuh Aug 23 '15 at 8:27
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    Right. The others are not so good. We say someone "achieves" an objective, but not a process. "For this purpose" seems to say that X is a purpose (a reason), not a process. – Brian Hitchcock Aug 23 '15 at 10:02
  • @BrianHitchcock : The objective can easily be "to do X", not X. I think we simply need more context. – Victor Bazarov Aug 23 '15 at 13:28
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    It would be helpful if you write a full sentence (without variables). – user3169 Aug 23 '15 at 17:43
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There could be dozens of opinions. You must clear the question.

Anyway, if I take a simple example, we can go like this -

It is possible to climb Mt. Everest. (But^) For that, you must be physically fit.

^True, we require more context in this to have a precise answer.

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Sometimes we can say "It is done by", "It is basically done by" in a passive form.

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