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Meaning of incidentally #1 (permalink) Thu Nov 16, 2006 7:29 am   Meaning of incidentally
 

English Idioms and Expressions, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #8 "Preposition Exercises", question 8

By the way did you manage to see that film last night?

(a) Conveniently
(b) Actually
(c) Clearly
(d) Incidentally

English Idioms and Expressions, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #8 "Preposition Exercises", answer 8

Incidentally did you manage to see that film last night?

Correct answer: (d) Incidentally
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Meaning of incidentally #2 (permalink) Thu Nov 16, 2006 8:08 am   Meaning of incidentally
 

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Correct answer: (d) Incidentally

The correct answer is 'incidentally'.
You can use either 'by the way' or 'incidentally' to introduce a sentence in which you state something that is apart or aside from the main subject of attention or discussion.
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