Decoded Slug: Clause of purpose 'để'

Vietnamese Grammar Point
Clause of purpose 'để'

Clause of purpose 'để'

Short explanation:

'Để' is used for expressing the purpose or the goal of an action.


action + để + purpose


Tôi đọc sách để mở rộng kiến thức.
I read books to expand my knowledge.
Cô ấy làm việc chăm chỉ để nuôi sống cho gia đình.
She works hard to make a living for her family.
Họ học tiếng Anh để có thể du lịch nước ngoài.
They learn English to be able to travel abroad.
Chúng tôi tổ chức buổi tiệc này để chúc mừng thành công của bạn.
We organized this party to celebrate your success.

Long explanation:

'Để' in Vietnamese is a preposition which is mainly used to express the purpose or the goal of an action. This can be used to form a sentence explaining why or for what reason something was done. It is equivalent to the English word 'to'.

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