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aim (with the aim to) – Misused Words

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Misused word:
aim (with the aim to)

Alternatives
with the aim of (doing something), with a view to (doing something, not do something).

Explanation
This expression actually takes of + the gerund.

Example
Avoid “List of specific recommendations from the Commission with the aim to reduce the administrative burden of REACH by SMEs while maintaining their ability to fulfil (sic) all REACH obligations.”

#808000;”><str< span=””>ong>Userong></str<> “List of specific recommendations from the Commission <str< span=””>ong>with the aim of reducing</str<> the administrative burden of REACH by SMEs while maintaining their ability to fulfil (sic) all REACH obligations.”

Source>
Misused English words and expressions in EU publications by Jeremy Gardner [Updated on November 8, 2013]

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