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「かけ」 comes from the verb 「かける」, which is a key verb with so many meanings. See definition #15 in this dictionary. To summerize the pertinent parts of #15 in my own way, it says the following. 「Verb in [連用形]{れんようけい} (continuative form) + かける」 means: "to start (verb)ing", "to start (verb)ing and stop in the middle without completing", "to be about ...

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