so that

conjunction

Examples of so that in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This list looks just at charter high schools, ranked by the number of AP, IB and Cambridge final exams divided by the number of graduating seniors so that big schools don’t have an advantage over small ones. Jay Mathews, Washington Post, 13 July 2024 As Yipes explains, the widespread popularity of the Sega Dreamcast version of the game made it so that the music was inescapable, even at home. Christopher Cruz, Rolling Stone, 13 July 2024 The organization provides funding and resources so that other people living with ALS can maintain communication and connectivity for as long as possible. Chelsea Brasted, Axios, 12 July 2024 Manzoor and her collaborators were intentional and strategic about varying their approach so that each number pushes the characterization of the band forward but feels fresh. Sarah Shachat, IndieWire, 12 July 2024 See all Example Sentences for so that 

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Word History

First Known Use

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of so that was before the 12th century

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“So that.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/so%20that. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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