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ところで (所で・処で)
tokoro de
JLPT N3 Author: dc
Meaning
by the way
by the way it looks like rain
それはそうと。話題を変えるときに使う語。
See also
Phrases
Hey, it's starting to rain By the way you want to go get something to eat?
#1099 Author: bamboo4

(alternate usage) No matter how much I try to persuade him, that guy won't listen.
#1101 Author: dc

By the way, what do you do?
#4942 Author: Miki

By the way, have you done your homework?
#4943 Author: Miki

By the way, I have something to tell you.
#4944 Author: Miki

By the way, are you free tonight?
#4945 Author: Miki

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