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With A as a good opportunity/chance to B; Using A as a time to (start) B
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        きっかけに            
When my girlfriend and I broke up, I started to drink alcohol every day.
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     きっかけ           
With being fat as an impetus, he started to exercise.
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     こと  きっかけに                
With my father becoming bedridden as a start, I'm thinking of starting to study nursing.
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      きっかけに   した  
She took advantage of finding a job to move to Tokyo.

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emmy
Level: 3
(10 years ago)
ったのをきっかけに、をもっとにしめた。
Breaking a bone was the kick in the butt that I needed to start taking better care of my body.
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ANoun きっかけ して
 
AVerb: Casual, past (た) きっかけ
 
ANoun きっかけ として
 
 
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Years Studied: 3
Studying: JLPT N3 & JLPT 2
Level: 1, : 96
Noun + を + きっかけに・きっかけとして・きっかけにして
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12 years ago
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Level: 105, : 6,427
Added, thanks!
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12 years ago
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Years Studied: 3
Studying: JLPT 2
Level: 1, : 105
きっかけ can be replaced by (けいき) for increased formality.
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12 years ago
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Level: 105, : 6,427
I'll link the two grammar pages, but feel free to add this as a usage note. Thanks!
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12 years ago
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Years Studied: Many on and off
Studying: N2
Level: 619, : 2,693
Just recently studied that in school. According to my teacher がきっかけで and がきっかけになって are also used.
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4 years ago



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