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Adverbial clause of purpose / Adverbialsatz des Zwecks

5. Klasse ‐ Abitur

Definition

Adverbial clauses of purpose (Adverbialsätze des Zwecks) sind Nebensätze, die die Absicht, den Zweck oder das Ziel des Sachverhalts aus dem Hauptsatz angeben. Eingeleitet werden adverbial clauses of purpose mit den Konjunktionen so (that), so ... that und in order to.

Beispiele

  • Francis has bought so many shoes so that she doesn’t know when to wear them.
  • The doors were locked so that nobody could enter the room.
  • She played so well that her opponent didn't have a chance.
  • His sister took yoga lessons in order to relax after work.