[JLPT grammar] What’ the difference between なりますように and なれますように?

Today I am going to share the Q&A quoted from my JLPT N3 course!



What’s the difference?



[My Reply]

自分(じぶん)が努力(どりょく effort)できるものにはpotential-form、自分が努力できないことにはnormal masu-formを使います。



normal masu-form+ように


You use potential-form for things you can work on to make it happen and normal masu-form for things you can’t.

=I’ll make the effort.

I want to study hard and become a doctor.

normal masu-form+ように
=It’s not something I’m trying to do. I just expect it to happen naturally.

e.g. I wish for my child to become a doctor.

I hope my answer helps you.😊



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