Decoded Slug: ~도록 하다 [dorok hada] (To try to, to make sure to)

Korean Grammar Point
~도록 하다 [dorok hada] (To try to, to make sure to)

~도록 하다 [dorok hada] (To try to, to make sure to)

Short explanation:

Used to express the intention of making something happen or an effort to ensure something.


Verb-기 / Noun + 도록 하다


우리는 우리의 직원들이 충분한 휴식을 취하도록 해야 합니다. 그렇게 하지 않으면 그들의 효율성이 줄어들 수 있습니다.
Urineun uriui jikwon-deuri chungbunhan hyusigeul chwihadorok haeya habnida. Geureoke haji anheumyeon geudeurui hyoyulseongi jeur-eodeul su issseubnida.
We should ensure our employees take enough rest. If not, their efficiency might decrease.
생일 파티를 계획하면서 모든 것이 완벽하게 되도록 해야 해요. 아무래도 그것은 아버지의 특별한 날이니까요.
Saeng-il patireul gyehoekhamyeonseo modeun geosi wanbyeokhage doedorok haeya haeyo. Amuraedo geugeoseun abeojiui teugbyeolhan narinikka yo.
While planning the birthday party, I need to make sure that everything is perfect. After all, it's dad's special day.
반장으로서, 나는 모든 학생들이 숙제를 완료하도록 해야 합니다. 그럼 선생님은 우리에게 불만을 가질 이유가 없을 거예요.
Banjang-euroseo, naneun modeun haksaengdeuri sukje-reul wanryohadorok haeya habnida. Geureom seonsaengnimeun uriege bulmaneul gajil iyuga eobseul geo yeyo.
As a class president, I have to make sure all students complete their homework. Then, the teacher won’t have a reason to be dissatisfied with us.
고객이 우리의 제품에 만족하도록 최선을 다해야 합니다. 그렇게 하면 우리의 비즈니스가 성장할 수 있을 것입니다.
Gogaegie uriui jepum-e manjokhadorok choeseoneul dahaya habnida. Geureoke hamyeon uriui bijeuniseuga seongjanghal su isseul geosibnida.
We must do our best to ensure the customer is satisfied with our product. By doing so, our business can grow.

Long explanation:

'~도록 하다' is a commonly used grammar point in Korean that means 'to try to' or 'to make sure to'. It's used when the subject tries to ensure that certain action happens, indicating an effort or control on the part of the subject to make the event or situation occur. When used with a verb, it implies that the subject is making an effort to fulfill that action.

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