Definition of in order for (or that) in English:

in order for (or that)

phrase

  • So that.

    ‘staff must be committed to the change in order for it to succeed’
    • ‘She added the council was pursuing the acquisition of land and property along the route in order for the scheme to go ahead.’
    • ‘All of these are valid questions, because in order for a bully to succeed he or she must have victims.’
    • ‘Classes were cancelled after the school shut for a day and a half at the height of the crisis in order for security to be increased.’
    • ‘I think in order for a record to be commercially successful it has to get exposure from press, radio and tv as well.’
    • ‘This voucher should be given to the cashier at the Royal Pavilion in order for you to receive your tickets.’
    • ‘Councillors told us that in order for wild flowers to flourish the rich alluvial silt must be removed.’
    • ‘Alexander feels that, in order for the legal system to work, people must have free access to it.’
    • ‘However, unless your tenancy has run out you cannot be evicted in order for the house to be sold.’
    • ‘The police had to close two lanes of the carriageway in order for the wreckage to be cleared.’
    • ‘Her arm will remain in a cast for a few weeks in order for her injuries to heal correctly.’