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Found a sentence:

屋上に来てしまったのもそのせい

What does そのせい mean in that sentence?

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~せい marks the reason for something, basically means "Because of ..."

その means "that"

Combining these the whole sentence means:

Ending up on the rooftop was because of that too.

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    +1, additionally note that せい is usually used for the reason for something undesirable.
    – Yosh
    Jun 17, 2015 at 6:46

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