so as to do something
so as to
In order to; with the intention of. The police cordoned off the streets so as to create a clear path for the president's caravan. The senator always tries to claim the moral high ground during a debate so as to shift public opinion in his favor.
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so as to do somethingwith the intention of doing something: We went early so as to get good seats.
See also: something
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