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きっかけ [きっかけ] (kikkake)
    Meaning: trigger
    Example: what triggered you to quit?
    JLPT Level: 2
    Category: grammar
    Author: dc

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ex #5398   イタリアンルネッサンスを開花させるきっかけを作ったのはジョットの功績だ。  
Giotto is credited with sowing the seeds of the Italian Renaissance.  
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ex #5399   私の意見がそのグループでの議論のきっかけになった。  
My comment sparked off an argument in the group.  
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ex #5400   事のきっかけとなったのは誰だ。  
Who has pulled the trigger?  
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ex #5401   事のきっかけを作ったのは誰だ。  
Who has pulled her son to his feet.  
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ex #5402   彼女と付き合うきっかけになったのは、なんとなくフィーリングが合ったからだ。  
I got together with her mainly because we seemed to share the same feelings about things.  
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(dc)
ex #5403   彼等は彼に逃げるきっかけを与えた。  
They gave him a handle for escaping.  
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ex #5404   開発のきっかけ  
trigger for the development of ~  
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(mika)
ex #5405   恋人募集広告がきっかけで(人)と出会う  
meet someone through a personal ad  
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(mika)
ex #5406   どういうきっかけでそんな考えを思い付いたの?  
How did you come up with an idea like that?  
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(mika)
ex #5407   何がきっかけでギターを始められたのですか?  
What motivated you to take up the guitar?  
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(mika)
ex #5408   `がきっかけで起こった激しい論争  
intense debate stirred up by  
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ex #5409   彼の支持率は金融不祥事がきっかけで急に落ちている  
His standing in polls slips in the wake of financial scandal.  
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ex #5410   仕事がきっかけで知り合いになる  
be connected through one's business  
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(mika)
ex #5411   スキャンダルがきっかけで浮かび上がる  
gain new urgency in the revelation of scandals  
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ex #5412   ほんのちょっとしたきっかけで変わる  
change with the slightest of opportunities  
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(mika)
ex #5413   どのようなきっかけで野球に興味を持ったのですか?  
What got you interested at first in baseball?  
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ex #5414   (人)が_年以上勤務した会社を(主語)がきっかけで離れることになる 
prompt someone to leave after more than __ years of service  
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ex #5415   キャリアの成功へのきっかけとしてプログラムを活用する  
use a program as a jump-start on a successful career  
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(mika)
ex #5416   ジャズにのめり込むきっかけとなったアルバム  
album that made one fall in love with jazz  
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(mika)
ex #5417   人種問題がきっかけとなった暴動。 
racially-triggered violence  
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(mika)
ex #6727   近ごろ国際交流がますますさかんになっている。外国文化の情報が増える一方だが、それは自分の国のことについて考えるきっかけにもなっている。 
Recently international cultural exchange had became more and more popular. Informations on foreign culture is only growing up and with this as a start people began to think about that in their own country.  
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ex #8228   インフレが失業を生むきっかけとなった。 
Inflation triggered uemployment.  
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(karekano)
ex #8229   何がきっかけだったが忘れたが。。。  
I don`t remember what prompted it, but...  
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(karekano)
ex #8230   英会話を始めたきっかけは何ですか  
What started you on English conversation?  
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(karekano)

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Perchesex.5401正しい訳しですか。 
Paulex.5401 の訳は正しくないです。

Who prompted this? とかがいいかもしれません。
 
petra人種問題がきっかけとなった文字化け… 
Miki# Edited to 暴動。 

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