Theword 来 (lái) can be used toconnect two verb phrases, relating the actions to each other. It can betranslated as "in order to" or "so that" and it can help inexplaining reasoning.
Connectingtwo verb phrases is very easy. All you need to do is place 来 in between them. This has the meaningof doing the first verb to achieve the second verb. Often used with wordsexpressing a way or a method, e.g. "通过"(tōng guò) , "用"(yòng).
通过/用 + Verb Phrase 1 + 来 + Verb Phrase 2
Yònɡ zhè zhǒng fāngfǎ lái zhuànqián, zhēndiūrén.
Usingthis method in order to earn money is shameful.
Wǒmenkéyǐ tōngguò dǎzhé lái xīyǐn ɡùkè.
Wecan use a sale as a method to attract customers.
Nǐzhǐnéng tōngguò zìjǐ nǔlì lái zhǎo dào hǎo ɡōnɡzuò.
Youcan only use your own efforts in order to find a good job.
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