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Grammar detail: 〜せいで

〜せいで - as a result of ~
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(の)せいで
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as a result of (phrase 1), (phrase 2)
せいで is used to link two phrases, expressing a cause and effect relationship - phrase 1 indicates the cause, and phrase 2 indicates the effect. It is used when the result is somewhat negative (or might be seen as somewhat negative). In situations where the result is positive, (の)おかげで would be used.
Phrase 1 can be any plain form expression, such as a plain form verb, noun + の, な adjective + な, or い adjective.
やました
山下
さん
りょうしん
両親
んだ
せい
しょくじかい
食事会
たの
しくなくなった

The dinner party ended up being unenjoyable, because Mr Yamashita invited his parents.
あらし
せい
おお
ひこうき
飛行機
ひこうじょう
飛行場
たてなかった
The storm prevented many planes from leaving the airport.
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Kanji used in this grammar

サン   やま mountain   
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カ   ゲ   した below, under   しも bottom part   もと under (influence)   さげる to lower, to reduce   さがる to be lowered   くだ to descend   くだ to judge   くださる to give   おろす to drop off (passenger)   おりる to get off (train)   
リョウ    both   
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シン   おや parent   したしい close, intimate   したしむ to befriend, grow close to   
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コ   よ to call   
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ショク   ジキ    food   たべる to eat   く to eat   
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ジ   ズ   こと thing; matter   
カイ   エ   あ to meet   
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ガク   ラク    music   たのしい happy, pleasant   たのしむ to be happy   
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あらし storm   
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タ   おお many   
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ヒ   と to fly   とばす to let fly   
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コウ   ギョウ   アン   ゆ    い to go   おこな to take place   
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キ    machine   はた loom   
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ジョウ   ば place   
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