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by any chance

Definition of by any chance in English:

Possibly (used in tentative enquiries or suggestions): were you looking for me by any chance?
More example sentences
  • Is Michelle still working there, by any chance?
  • Is this an anti-capitalism statement, by any chance?
  • Did you take your own legal advice, by any chance?
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Word of the day orthoepy
Pronunciation: ˈɔːθəʊɛpi
noun
the correct or accepted pronunciation of words