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gave him the book to

a. I told my theory to him to test it in the lab. b. I shared my theory with him to test it in the lab. The idea is that I wanted him to test it in the lab. I told my theory to him/shared my theory ...
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Its surveillance apparatus is (mostly) in order to monitor

Its surveillance apparatus is (mostly) to monitor budget deficits in real time, but it could also help to evaluate the future consequences of policy decisions. (with or without "mostly") ...
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For someone to do something vs so that

I was wondering, if there is any difference between "for someone to do" and "so that". For instance, Is "many parents used to beat their children for them to study" the ...
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The usage of "so that" in the past

Is there a difference between: 1 He left his work early so that he arrived in time at the party. and 2 He left his work early so that he would arrive in time at the party. I gather that 2 means that ...
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The aim of this paper is to clarify that

The aim of this paper is to clarify that uniform asymptotic stability is equivalent to exponential stability for the half-linear differential system.(https://advancesindifferenceequations.springeropen....
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in such a way as to make me fall

a. Tom pushed me such that I would fall, but I managed not to. b. Tom pushed me in such a way that I would fall, but I managed not to. c. Tom pushed me so that I would fall, but I managed not to. d. ...
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Can purpose be described through a "how-clause"?

The main purpose of this period of the year, when the company intensifies training for its employees, is (how) to acquire better performance at every level. My question is: Would the use of how make ...