Decoded Slug: ~도록 [dorok] (So that, in order to)

Korean Grammar Point
~도록 [dorok] (So that, in order to)

~도록 [dorok] (So that, in order to)

Short explanation:

This is used to indicate the purpose or causation; 'so that', 'in order to'.


Verb + 도록


저는 한국어를 잘 하기 위해서 매일 한 hour 씩 공부하도록 노력하고 있어요.
Jeoneun hangugeoreul jal hagi wihaeseo maeil han hour ssik gongbuhadorok noryeokhago isseoyo.
I am trying to study for an hour every day in order to improve my Korean language skills.
당신의 건강을 유지하기 위해서, 적절한 운동을 하고 영양이 풍부한 식사를 하도록 노력해야 합니다.
Dangsinui geongangeul yujihagi wihaeseo, jeogjeolhan undongeul hago yeongyangi pungbuhansaengsa sasiksa jedo yolseon hae-ya hamnida.
In order to maintain your health, you should try to exercise appropriately and eat nutrient-rich meals.
이론을 이해하도록, 선생님은 복잡한 개념을 간단하게 설명했습니다.
Iron eul ihaehadorok, seonsaegnim eun bokjaphan gaegeom eul gandalhage seolmyeonghaess seubnida.
In order to understand the theory, the teacher explained complex concepts in a simple way.
아이들이 안전하게 놀 수 있도록, 운동장에는 정확한 안전 장치가 설치되어 있습니다.
Aideuli anjeonhage nol su itdorok, undongjangeneun jeonghwakhan anjeon jangchiga seolchidoeeo issseubnida.
Safety devices are installed in the playground so that children can play safely.

Long explanation:

'~도록 [dorok]' is a grammar point in Korean that is used to represent ‘in order to’ or ‘so that’. It is used to indicate purpose or causation. It often denotes an intended purpose, goal or an aim. It can also imply an effort to make something happen. It is often used in connection with verbs.

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