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Por um acaso

Discussion in 'Português (Portuguese)' started by Leoncita1, Feb 15, 2013.

  1. Leoncita1 Senior Member

    English - UK
    Hi

    Can anyone tell me what por um acaso means in English?

    thanks
     
  2. Codinome Shlomo Senior Member

    Portuguese (Brazil)
    "By chance".
     
  3. mglenadel

    mglenadel Senior Member

    Rio de Janeiro
    Brazilian Portuguese
    Or even "perchance".
     
  4. LuizLeitao

    LuizLeitao Senior Member

    São Paulo, Brazil
    Portuguese
    "Por acaso", without "um", is more usual, with the same meaning, "by chance".
     

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