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JLPT N3 Grammar: ように (you ni)

ように (you ni)

Meaning: in order to, so that

How to use the:
Verb-dictionary form + ように
Verb-ないform + ように

Explain:
Used for advice Used for purpose Used for petition

Example sentences:
1, すべたがうまくいきますよう。
Subeta ga umaku ikimasu you.
I hope everything goes well.

2, ここのところ、新聞は毎日読むように心がけています。
koko no tokoro, shinbun wa mainichi yomu you ni kokorogakete imasu.
Lately, I’ve been trying to read newspaper every day.

3, 新しい年が幸い多き年してありますよう祈ております
Atarashī toshi ga saiwai ōki toshi shite arimasu you Inorite orimasu
I wish you a happy new year.

4, 忘れ物をしないようにしてください。
Wasuremono o shinai you ni shite kudasai.
Do not forget anything.

5, あの人は電話番号をわたしに教えて、電話をかけるように言ったのよ。
ano hito wa denwa bangou o watashi ni oshiete, denwa o kakeru you ni itta no yo.
He gave me his number, and told me to call him.

6, 授業中はおしゃべりしないように。
Jugyō-chū wa oshaberi shinai you ni.
Don’t talk during class.

7, 幸運を祈ります。無事にやりとげられるように。
kouun o inorimasu. buji ni yaritogerareru you ni.
I wish you good luck. May you come through safely.

Attention:
Both the front and the back of the sentence come with separate verbs. It is also sometimes used to remove the auxiliary verb に

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