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Grammar detail: にかこつけて

にかこつけて - in the name of~; under the veil of~; on the pretext of~
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にかこつけて
means
in the name of ~; under the veil of ~; on the pretext of ~
しんにゅうしゃいん
新入社員
かんげいかい
歓迎会
かこつけて
さけ
もう
としているだろう
You're using the welcome party for the new employees as a reason to get me to drink.
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Kanji used in this grammar

シン   あたらしい    あら    にい- new   
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ニュウ   い to enter   はい to enter   いれる to put in   
シャ    company   やしろ Shinto shrine   
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イン    employee   
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カン    delight   
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ゲイ   むかえる to meet; go towards   
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カイ   エ   あ to meet   
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シュ   さけ    さか- sake   
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イン   の to drink   
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