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Grammar detail: 〜ようにする

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JLPT:
〜ようにする - make sure to, be sure to, try concertedly to (do something)
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ようにする
means
make sure to, be sure to (do something)
or
try concertedly to (do something)
This construction is a special case of the construction 〜ように (in order to). The addition of する means 'do ~ in order to ~', in other words, 'make sure that ~'.
わたし
かのじょ
彼女
そんなことさせないようするつもり
I am going to stop her ever doing that again.
うんどう
運動
してもっと
けんこう
健康
なるようにする
I’m going to try to exercise, so that I can get healthier.
かれ
じだい
時代
なが
おく
れない
ようしている
He is trying to keep up with the current of the times.

Compared to 〜のように

This construction is not to be confused with the use of 〜(の)ように meaning 'in the way of ~' or 'like ~'. Sometimes ように may be followed by a form of する, which can make the two constructions look very similar.
どのようして
かのじょ
彼女
なったです
How did you get to know her?

The difference between ようにする and ようとする

This construction is also very similar to 〜ようとする, and both are often translated using the verb 'try' in English. The key distinction is that 〜とする is 'try' in the sense of 'trying, but still not actually doing', whereas 〜にする is 'try' in the sense of 'make it a rule to do'. In English, this would be like the distinction between 'I am trying to eat' (which would use
べようとする) and 'I try to eat at noon' (which would use
べようにする).
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Kanji used in this grammar

ショク   ジキ    food   たべる to eat   く to eat   
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シ   わたくし    わたし I, myself   
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ヒ   かれ he   
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ジョ   ニョ   ニョウ   woman; female   おんな woman   め woman   
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ド   ト   タク   degree   たび occasion, time   
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ウン   carry; luck   はこ to carry   
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ドウ   うご to move, to stir   うごかす to shift, to move   
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ケン   すこやか healthy   
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コウ    peace, composure   
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ジ   とき time, occasion   
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タイ   ダイ   かえる to replace, to exchange   かわる to be exchanged   よ the world   しろ substitute   
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ル   リュウ   ながれる to flow   なが to pour out, to flush    
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チ   おそ late   おくれる to be late   おくらす to make late   
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チ   し to know   
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ゴウ   ガッ   カッ   あ to fit, come together   あわす to match   あわせる to unite, join   
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