19.4.1 para que in order to

The conjunction para que, in order to, introduces a subordinate clause that describes a goal or a wish and requires therefore the conjuntivo, see 12.1.1.

para que so that
Todos trabalham para que possam sobreviver.
Everybody is working in order to survive.
Viemos aqui para que voc�s ficassem felizes.
We have come to make you happy.
Tudo foi planejado para que n�o houvesse* falhas.
Everything has been planned in order to avoid mistakes.


* h� means there are, literally it has, and houvesse is imperfeito do conjuntivo of haver.




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