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por si acaso exp.
just in case

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Collaborative Dictionary     Spanish-English
exp.
just in case he should come {o} were to come
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take it, just in case you need it
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I'm wearing a raincoat just in case
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I've got my umbrella (just) in case it rains
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if by any chance he phones, let me know
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it's quite good, if perhaps a bit too sweet
exp.
just in case
(MODISMOS)
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and as if that weren't enough
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and to cap it all
exp.
in case that's any use
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'por si acaso' also found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
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¡por si acaso pregunto!
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presentarse por si acaso
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(vamos) por si acaso
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repetí la pregunta por si acaso
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Collins

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 si acaso": examples and translations in context
Regresé por si acaso necesitabas ayuda. I came back just in case you needed any help.
Me ordenaron regresar por si acaso. He ordered to make preparations just in case.
También se llenó los bolsillos de cucharas de la cocina, por si acaso. She also filled one of her pockets with spoons from the kitchen, just in case.
Esa era su abuela, por si acaso. That was his grandmother, by the way.
Ésta es la empleada hablando, por si acaso. This is the maid speaking, by the way.
Haré varias copias por si acaso. I'll get double prints then, just in case.
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