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JLPT N1 Grammar: べく (beku)

べく (beku)

Meaning: in order to; for the purpose of

How to use the:
Verb-dictionary form + べく
する -> するべく/すべく

Explain:
Used in the case of talking about what the purpose is, what it thinks it will do

Example sentences:
1, 大学に進むべく上京した。
Daigaku ni susumubeku jōkyō shita.
I went to Tokyo to go to university.

2, 速やかに解決すべくド努力致します
Sumiyaka ni kaiketsu subeku do doryoku itashimasu
We will do our best to resolve it promptly

3, 開幕式に間に合わせるべく突貫工事が行われている。
kaimakushiki ni maniawaseru beku tokkan kouji ga okonawarete iru.
We’re speeding up the construction so that it will be ready for the opening ceremony.

4, しかるべく処置されたい
Shikarubeku shochi sa retai
I want you to handle it appropriately

5, 彼は一日も早く借金を返すべく、必死で働いている。
kare wa ichinichi mo hayaku shakkin o kaesu beku, hisshi de hataraite iru.
He’s working really hard to repay his debt as soon as possible.

Attention:
The format “す る べ く” must be converted to “す べ く”

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