a propósito
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a propósito(
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (intentionally)
a. deliberately
Ya sé que no rompieron el jarrón a propósito, pero por favor tengan más cuidado.I know you didn't deliberately break the vase, but, please, be more careful.
b. on purpose
Yo creo que lo dijo a propósito para que me pusiera celoso.I think she said it on purpose to make me jealous.
2. (for the purpose of doing something)
a. specially
He venido a Madrid a propósito para la reunión de antiguos alumnos.I've come to Madrid specially for the school reunion.
3. (appropriate)
a. suitable
El discurso de la presidenta me pareció muy a propósito para la ocasión.I thought that the president's speech was very suitable for the occasion.
b. right
Es una computadora muy a propósito para nuestras necesidades.This computer is just right for our needs.
4. (speaking of which)
a. by the way
Hoy voy a comer con mi madre. A propósito, ¿cómo está la tuya?I'm having lunch with my mother today. By the way, how is yours?
b. which reminds me
He sacado el pan del congelador. A propósito, tenemos que comprar más para mañana.I've taken the bread out of the freezer. Which reminds me, we've got to buy more for tomorrow.
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