Decoded Slug: Verb ようにする (Verb ~you ni suru)

Japanese JLPT Grammar Point
Verb ようにする (Verb ~you ni suru)

Verb ようにする (Verb ~you ni suru)

Short explanation:

Make an effort to; try to; see to it that; ensure that.


Verb-dictionary form + ようにする


Mainichi undou suru you ni shiteimasu.
I try to exercise every day.
Hayaku neru you ni shite kudasai.
Please try to go to bed early.
Yakusoku o mamoru you ni shimasu.
I will make sure to keep my promise.
Kare ni awanai you ni suru.
I will try not to see him.

Long explanation:

The ようにする grammar point is used to express that someone is making an effort, trying, or seeing to it that something happens. It can be translated as 'make sure to', 'try to' or 'ensure that' in English. The formation is simple, involving a verb in the dictionary form followed by ようにする.

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