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acaso  

a       adv  
1      (en preguntas retóricas)    ¿acaso no te lo he dicho cien veces?      haven't I told you a hundred times?  
¿acaso tengo yo la culpa de lo que haga mi hermana?      (how) am I to blame for what my sister does?  
¿acaso yo lo sé?      how would I know?  
2    frm   (=quizá)   perhaps  
acaso no es verdad lo que dicen      perhaps what they say is not true  
es acaso el más prestigioso galardón de poesía      it is perhaps the most prestigious poetry award  
acaso venga      perhaps he will come  
3    si acaso: no quiero nada, si acaso algo de fruta      I don't want anything, except maybe o perhaps some fruit  
está bueno, si acaso un poco dulce      it's quite good, if perhaps a bit too sweet  
no tienes que ir, si acaso lo llamas por teléfono      you don't have to go, just give him a phone call  
si acaso llama, dímelo      if by any chance he phones, let me know  
4    por si acaso      just in case  
yo por si acaso llevo impermeable      I'm wearing a raincoat just in case  
llévalo por si acaso hace falta      take it, just in case you need it  
por si acaso viniera      just in case he should come o were to come  
b       sm  
frm   chance  
al acaso      at random  
por acaso, por un acaso      by (any) chance  
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
See also:

acá, acáis, ácaro, acato

por acaso exp.
by (any) chance

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exp.
at random
exp.
by (any) chance
exp.
perhaps he will come
exp.
just in case he should come {o} were to come
exp.
if by any chance he phones, let me know
exp.
how would I know?
exp.
take it, just in case you need it
exp.
I'm wearing a raincoat just in case
exp.
you're not expecting me to pay, are you?
exp.
perhaps what they say is not true
exp.
it's quite good, if perhaps a bit too sweet
exp.
it is perhaps the most prestigious poetry award
exp.
what's this got to do with you?
exp.
what business is this of yours?
exp.
just in case
exp.
I've got my umbrella (just) in case it rains
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'acaso' also found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
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por si acaso ...
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por si acaso llueve
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si acaso alguien te viera
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¿acaso les doy miedo?
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¡por si acaso pregunto!
[Hum.]
exp.
si acaso, es algo más grande
exp.
dormir, acaso {or} tal vez soñar
exp.
por si acaso
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por si acaso
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por si acaso

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