【N1】~を契機に/~wo keiki ni

Meaning/意味

as a good opportunity to, as a result of

How to make/作り方

Noun + を契機に

example sentences/例文 (audio/音声付き)

両親の離婚を契機に、子供は学校を辞めた。
As a result of their parents’ divorce, the children quit school.

もうすぐタバコが値上りになるので、これを契機にやめることにしました。
They’re going to raise the price of cigarettes soon, so I decided to quit smoking.

新幹線の駅ができたのを契機にいろいろな店ができて、駅周辺がにぎやかになりました。
Lots of shops and restaurants opened after they built the bullet train station, and the area in front of it is now buzzing with activity.