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Would it be correct to say that «чтобы» is simply the subjunctive and conditional form of «что»? [closed]

Is «чтобы» used where «что» would be used in English, in cases where the conditional or subjunctive is used? For example of an indicative sentence where I would assume one would use «что»: ”What is ...
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"То, что" or "то, чтобы"

I know that many prepositions can be followed by то, чтобы if we want to relate the preposition to a new sentence, rather than just a noun. Вместо того, чтобы... Настаивать на том, чтобы... ...
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чтобы for connection between prepositions and verbs

I've always wondered how could I connect a preposition with a verb. Since prepositions require the nouns following them to be declined, I didn't know what change would verbs undergo, since the ...