Conjunctions

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'So that' vs. 'So'. What's the Difference?

"So that" is a subordinating conjunction that is used to express purpose o why something happens. "So" is a more informal, shortened version of "so that".

Is 'In order that' Formal?

"In order that" is a subordinating conjunction that can be introduced to express purpose. You can use it in very formal English or academic writing.

Is 'So that' Formal?

"So that" is a subordinating conjunction that can be used in formal, semiformal, and informal English.

How to Use 'In order that'

"In order that" is a subordinating conjunction. It's always followed by a subject and a verb.

How to Use 'So that'

"So that" is a subordinating conjunction, and therefore it's always followed by a clause (a subject and a verb).

'So that' vs. 'In order that'. What's the Difference?

"So that" and "in order that" have the same meaning and are used in the same way. They both are subordinating conjunctions that express purpose, and are always followed by a subject and a verb.