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を契機に
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JLPT N2
Edit  dc
をけいきに
Meaning
on the opportunity of
if you do A, do B at the same time
Edit  dc
Formation
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Phrases
だいとうりょうがちゅうごくにいったのをけいきにばんりのちょうじょうをほうもんしておりました。
When the president visited China, he took the chance to visit the Great Wall.
Edit  #653 Amatuka
をけいきにダンボールからいんさつまでサービス
Taking advantage of on demand [production techniques, we do] a service for everything from cardboard boxes to printing.
Edit  #741 Amatuka
あたらしいしーでぃーをけいきに、かれはにんきしゃになりました。
He became popular as a result of his new CD.
Edit  #6918 赤毛
それをけいきにかのじょはあたらしいしょうばいをはじめた。
Taking the opportunity, she started her new business.
Edit  #8394 karekano
Discussion and comments
See [simultaneous-actions-group] for explanations and similar grammar
dc
を契機に is very formal. also see ついでに - much more common in real speech
dc
You are entirely correct. BTW, 中国に 行ったの を景気に should be corrected to read: 中国に 行ったの を契機に. Japanese is cursed with too many homonyms and heavily reliant on kanji, as you know. However, Japanese also benefits from it. What other language would have such simple and effective device to identify intercalary months as 西向く武士(にしむくさむらい)?
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