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Wie sagt man “In order to”?

Can’t find the answer to this question anywhere.

June 1, 2018

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It is similar to an infinitive phrase. You separate the phrase with a comma and "um," with the infinitive of the verb after "zu" at the end.

I am calling in order to talk. Ich rufe an, um zu reden.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/german/grammar/verbsinfinitivesrev1.shtml

this website explains it pretty well if I didn't fully answer your question


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Great question and answer.

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