JLPT N1 Grammar (beku)

Meaning

in order to; for the purpose of ~

How to use

Verb (dictionary form)べく
Exception:
する
するべく
すべく
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Learn Japanese grammar: (beku). Meaning: in order to; for the purpose of ~.

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Example #1

JLPT N1にごうかくすべく、まいにちがんばってべんきょうしています。
JLPT N1 ni goukaku subeku, mainichi ganbatte benkyou shite imasu.
I am studying hard every day to pass JLPT N1.
Example #2

おやのきたいにこたえるべく、どりょくしていしゃのみちにすすんだ。
oya no kitai ni kotaeru beku, doryoku shite isha no michi ni susunda.
I made an effort to meet the expectations of my parents and went on to become a doctor.
Example #3

かれはよいせきをてにいれるべく、2じかんもまえからならんでいた。
kare wa yoi seki o te ni ireru beku, 2 jikan mo mae kara narande ita.
He had been in line for two hours to get a good seat.
Example #4

ひとでぶそくというもんだいをかいけつすべく、しゃないできんきゅうかいぎがあかれた。
hitodebusoku toiu mondai o kaiketsu subeku, shanai de kinkyuu kaigi ga akareta.
An emergency meeting was held in-house to solve the problem of labor shortage.
Example #5

かれはいちにちもはやくしゃきんをかえすべく、ひっしではたらいている。
kare wa ichinichi mo hayaku shakkin o kaesu beku, hisshi de hataraite iru.
He is working hard to pay off his debt as soon as possible.
Example #6

はなみのばしょをかくほすべく、たもだちがそうちょうにこうえんへむかった。
hanami no basho o kakuho subeku, tomodachi ga souchou ni kouen e mukatta.
A friend went to the park early in the morning to secure a place for cherry blossom viewing.
Example #7

むすめのやさいぎらいをこくふくすべく、いろいろなちょうりほうをためしているところだ。
musume no yasaigirai o kokufuku subeku, iroiro na chourihou o tameshite iru tokoro da.
I'm trying various cooking methods to overcome my daughter's dislike of vegetables.
Example #8

新商品を海外でも販売すべく、英語訳がついた説明書を作っています。
shinshouhin o kaigai demo hanbai subeku, eigoyaku ga tsuita setsumeisho o tsukutte imasu.
We are making an instruction manual with an English translation so that we can sell new products overseas.

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