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かけだ ([かけだ] )(kakeda)
    Meaning: in the middle of something 何か始めたけれど、途中で止めてしまいました。完成はまだです。
    Example: these files are yet to be completed.
    JLPT Level: 2
    Category: grammar
    Author: ashishjoshi

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[v(-masu)+kake] is a pattern used to show that something was stopped in the middle or before the actual completion. 

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ex #8590   お風呂に入りかけたときに電話が鳴った。 
The phone rang when I was about to get in the bath.  

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