Bon's tips EFL grammar exercises

CLAUSES OF PURPOSE (5)
Las oraciones subordinadas finales (5)

Un ejercicio para 2º Bachillerato
(An exercise for Advanced students)

Escribe la frase para que tenga el mismo significado que la original.
(Re-write the sentence so that it has the same meaning as the original.)

Bon's grammar tip

ORACIONES SUBORDINADAS FINALES


• PARA + SUSTANTIVO O PRONOMBRE: FOR
This is for Mary.   
(Esto es para Mary.)
I've bought it for my brother.  
(Lo he comprado para mi hermano.)

• PARA + VERBO:
FOR + verbo en -ing   (finalidad de un objeto).
This switch is for starting the engine.
(Este botón es para arrancar el motor.)

TO / IN ORDER TO / SO AS TO + verbo en infinitivo
He came to speak.
He came in order to / so as to speak.
(Él vino para hablar.)

Pero ante un infinitivo negativo: SO AS NOT TO / IN ORDER NOT TO
He left so as not to / in order not to meet them.
(He left not to meet them.)
(Se marchó para no encontrarse con ellos.)

• PARA + ORACIÓN:
SO THAT / IN ORDER THAT + can / could / will / would
He gave me the key so that / in order that I could open the door.
(Me dio la llave para que pudiera abrir la puerta.)