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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

al acaso exp.
at random

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Collaborative Dictionary     Spanish-English
exp.
by (any) chance
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.
I'm wearing a raincoat just in case
exp.
take it, just in case you need it
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
exp.
por si acaso llueve
exp.
por si acaso ...
exp.
si acaso alguien te viera
exp.
¿acaso les doy miedo?
exp.
¡por si acaso pregunto!
[Hum.]
exp.
si acaso, es algo más grande
exp.
¿acaso soy el guarda de mi hermano?
[Rel.]
exp.
por si acaso
exp.
por si acaso
exp.
por si acaso
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"acaso": examples and translations in context
Ignorar este hecho constituye acaso el error más flagrante de la Directiva propuesta. That it ignores this fact is perhaps the most glaring shortcoming of this proposed directive.
¿Empiezas acaso a dudar del resultado? Do you begin to doubt the result perhaps?
¿Llaman acaso ejército a la Legión Extranjera? Do they even call the Foreign Legion an army?
Si es que acaso se tratase de las secuencias. If it's even about the sequences at all.
La tecnología de hoy nos permite expresarnos tanto como queramos, acaso en exceso. Today we have technology that lets us express ourselves a great deal, perhaps a little too much.
Quería hacerle una pregunta y, acaso, una pequeña aportación. I wish to ask you a question and perhaps make a small suggestion.
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