Japanese grammar にかこつけて nikakotsukete
Let’s learn Japanese grammar にかこつけて nikakotsukete :
JLPT level : N1
Meaning and how to use :
Expresses the meaning “Use… as an excuse,…”
Kanojo ha haha ga omoi byouki ni naru koto ni kakotsuke te, kaisha o ichi shuukan yasun da.
She used the excuse her mother was sick to have the whole week off work.
Kyuuyou ga aru koto ni kakotsuke te, ano hito ha katte ni yotei o kyanseru shi ta.
He used the excuse of having urgen things to do so he canceled the plan.
Densha ga okure ta koto ni kakotsuke te, yamada san ha watashi ni matasase ta.
Using the excuse that the train was being delayyed, Mr. Yamada made me wait.
Funiki ga warui koto ni kakotsuke te, kyaku ga nani mo iwa zu ni kaetta.
Using the excuse that the weather is turning bad, the client went home without saying anything.
Shigoto ga isogashii koto ni kakotsuke te, kare ha kokyou kara ki ta ryoushin ni ai ni ki mase n.
Using busy works as an excuse, he didn’t see his parents who were coming visit him from his hometown.
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