Definition of ところで



  • by the way; incidentally
  • even if; no matter (who, what, when, where, why, how) - after the plain past form of a verb

Example Sentences

"By the way, do you know what a Shinto shrine is?" "I've a little bit of knowledge on the subject. It's a religious facility where that which is the object of worship, that called the genius loci, is enshrined."
By the way, I wonder how much of a hand Hiragawa MP plays in this matter?
By the way, where does he live?
By the way, are you free this afternoon?
By the way, are you free this afternoon?

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