14.2.5 Some important conjunctions - damit

  damit = so that, (in order) to

Er sagt es uns, damit wir es wissen.  
He tells us so that we know.
Er putzt das Fenster, damit er wieder hindurch sehen kann.  
He cleans the windows (in order) to be able to look through them again.
Er tut es, damit du ihn in Ruhe läßt.  
He does it so that you leave him in peace.
Sie geht in die Schule, damit sie was lernt.  
She goes to school (in order) to learn something.

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