so as to
phrasal in order to

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  • so --- as to — Used with an adjective or adverb before an infinitive to show a result. * /Who could be so mean as to do a thing like that?/ * /Ruth wouldn t be so careless as to forget her pen./ Compare: SO THAT …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • so --- as to — Used with an adjective or adverb before an infinitive to show a result. * /Who could be so mean as to do a thing like that?/ * /Ruth wouldn t be so careless as to forget her pen./ Compare: SO THAT …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • so as to — See: IN ORDER TO …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • so as to — See: IN ORDER TO …   Dictionary of American idioms

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  • So as — as as ([a^]z), adv. & conj. [OE. as, als, alse, also, al swa, AS. eal sw[=a], lit. all so; hence, quite so, quite as: cf. G. als as, than, also so, then. See {Also}.] 1. Denoting equality or likeness in kind, degree, or manner; like; similar to;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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