【N1】~にかこつけて /~ni kakotsukete

~にかこつけて ~ni kakotsukete



 How to make”~にかこつけて….” in Japanese.

    • ・ Meaning: ~を理由にして pretext of
    • ・ JLPT Level: 1 日本語能力試験N1級レベル
    • ・ Category: grammar 文法

You can use ~にかこつけて when you want to say “pretext of  ..”.

The patterns is below:

Noun + にかこつけて

例文:Examples of sentence (with audio)

彼は自分が風邪をひいていることにかこつけて、彼女を家に呼んだ。
He used his cold as the excuse to invite her to his house.

病気にかこつけて会に出席しなかった。
He excused himself from attending the meeting under the pretext of ill health.

彼は何かしらにかこつけていつも招待を断る。
He always finds some pretext [excuse/reason] or other for declining our invitations.

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