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Is it correct to say “this is useful in order, not only to ......, but also to..... ”?
Sep 15, 2019 10:44 PM
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No. The form you are looking for is this: "This is useful not only in order to .... , but also in order to ...."
September 15, 2019
Yes. In example " This is useful in order, not only to run, but also to swim?" You speak English very well.
September 15, 2019
It’s “in order to”. Without “to” you just have “in order” which means everything is prepared or ready or arranged- a totally different meaning.
September 16, 2019
Greg's version is grammatically correct. Yours isn't. But I would recommend using another construction. It's wordy and awkward.
September 16, 2019
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